VINCENT JONES COLLECTION
No. 7432. CASA C-212-100 Aviocar (EC-CRX c/n 10)
Photographed at Farnborough International Airshow, Hampshire, UK, September 1976, by Vincent Jones

CASA C-212-100 Aviocar

02/28/2008. Remarks by Johan Visschedijk: "Produced in 1975 the aircraft was first flown with the test serial EC-102. After receiving its CoA it was registered as EC-CRX and used as a company demonstrator. OnAugust 1, 1977 it was registered in Turkey as TC-AOS and based at Sönmez. On March 27, 1997 it was stricken from the Turkish register as it had been sold to France, registered as F-GOBP. In May 1997 Boogie Performance bought the aircraft for parachute dropping.

The aircraft was lost on June 22, 1999, after dropping 16 para’s at 9,842 ft (3,000 m), it crashed 1,640 ft (500 m) short of the runway of Agen-La Garenne Airport, France. The two occupants were killed."





Created February 28, 2008