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Fatal Accidents in the UK 2016

AEROPLANES

17 October
Cessna F150M: Bourne, Cambs
The aircraft crashed in a field near Bourne Aerodrome resulting in one death and one serious injury. (Source: ASN)

2 October
North American P51D Mustang: Hardwick, Norfolk
The warbird crashed and caught fire in a field on the approach to land at its Hardwick base.  The passenger died as a result of his injuries and the pilot was seriously injured.  (ASN & Media).

6 August
Piper PA28-161 Cherokee Warrior:  off Winchelsea Beach, East Sussex
The aircraft based at Lydd crashed in the sea.  The pilot, the sole occupant was killed.  (Source: ASN & Media).

8 July
YAK-52:  Dinton, Nr Boscombe Down, Wilts
One occupant was killed and one seriously injured when the aircraft crashed in a field. (Source: ASN)

30 April
Slingsby T67M: Near Ryedale, Yorks - two killed.

4 January
Cirrus SR20:  off Dutch Coast
The aircraft was en route from Gloucester to Osnabruck, Germany.

MICROLIGHTS

 

18 Sept
Evector EV97 Eurostar: Nr Builth Wells, Wales
While en route the three axis microlight crashed in a field killing both occupants.  (Source ASN).

9 June   

Icarus C42  Between N. Ireland and Stranraer 

The microlight with two on board took off from Derry Airport, heading for Stranraer but failed to arrive.  Wreckage, but no bodies, has been found in the sea.  (Source: ASN & Media).    

 

30 May            
Rans S6 Coyote: Nr Shifnal Airfield, Shropshire - two killed


20 March

Ikarus C42:  Medway Stoke Airfield, Isle of Grain, Kent

The microlight collided with an electricity pylon and crashed killing the pilot.  (ASN)
 


 
GLIDERS 


4 Dec              
PZL Bielsko SZD51: Nr Lubenham, Leics
The glider from Husbands Bosworth was involved in a mid-air collision with a light aircraft, which landed safely.  The glider crashed killing the pilot.  (Source: ASN) 

4 Dec             
ASW24: Nr Dartmoor, Devon
The glider from North Hill crashed near Dartmoor killing the pilot.  (Source ASN). 

27 August

LAK-17A Glider:  Nr Sauto, France
The pilot was killed when the glider collided with power lines.

21
July  
Schleicher ASW27-18E: Nr Bradley, Hants

The glider with a small back-up engine crashed in a field killing the sole occupant.  (Source: ASN)


HELICOPTERS


5 September
Robinson R22:  Nr Origny-le-Sec, Aube, France
The helicopter crashed at night during a flight from Moret-Episy to Reims, the pilot was killed (Source: ASN)


 
17 July         
SE3130 Alouette II: Breighton, Yorks

The Hungarian registered turbine powered helicopter crashed on landing injuring all 5 occupants, one of whom died in hospital some days later.  (Source: ASN).


GYROPLANES

28 July
Rotorsport MT-03: Turweston, Bucks
The pilot was killed when the gyroplane crashed on the airfield.  (Source: ASN)


 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 
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