Fatal Accident Data 2019


25 August
Piper PA28-RT201 Arrow !V: G-BVDH: Simplon Mountains
The aircraft took off at about 09:00 from Lausanne La Blécherette Airport bound for Italy when about 1½ hours later it impacted the Simplon Mountain, Valais Switzerland at about 6,100 ft killing all three occupants which included a baby.   (ASN)  

24 August
Pitts S2A: G-ODDS:  Stonor, Nr Henley-on-Thames
The aircraft crashed in a field killing the two occupants.  (ASN & Media)

24 July
Evector EV-97 Eurostar: G-SJES: Nr Pre-la-Font, Larche, France
The Eurostar microlight was part of a group of six aircraft and had departed from Barcelonnette – Saint – Pons, 3,714 ft amsl.  The Eurostar crashed at an altitude of approx 9,100 ft in the French Alps near the Italian border, killing the two occupants.  Another of the group force landed and was unharmed; the two events are not thought to be linked.  (Source: ASN & media).   

21 July
DH82A Tiger Moth: Farm Strip near Postling, Kent
One person was killed and one seriously injured when the aircraft crashed in a field near Pent Farm strip. (Source: ASN)

13 June
Bristell NG5 Speed Wing: G-OJCS: Belan, Nr Moone, Co Kildare, Ireland
The aircraft with two on board took off from Kildare aerodrome at approx 19.30 on a local flight.  When it failed to return, a search was carried out and the wreckage was located by the Irish SAR helicopter at about 04.30 the following day.  Both occupants had died in the crash.  (Source ASN)

16 May

Diamond DA62:  Nr Dubai Airport, UAE
The twin engined diesel powered aircraft was undertaking calibration of the airport's terrestrial navigation systems when it crashed 3 miles south of the airport killing all four occupants.  (Source: ASN)

3 February              
Luton LA-4A Luton Minor: G-AWMN: Nr Belchamp Walter, Essex
The VW engined single seat 1937 designed homebuild, constructed in 1987, crashed near a landing strip killing the pilot.  (Source ASN)

21 January             

Piper PA-46 310P Malibu: N264DB*: Nr Alderney, Channel Islands
The US Registered single piston engined aircraft has gone missing near Alderney after contact was lost while en-route from Nantes, France to Cardiff with one passenger and the pilot on board.   (Source ASN). * Reportedly

9 January  

Piper PA28R- 2011 Arrow III:G-OARI: Hernio Mountain,  Spain

The aircraft bound for the UK departed from Cascais Airport, Nr Lisbon Portugal, with a planned fuel stop at San Sebastian Hondarribia.  Both pilots were killed when in poor weather the aircraft impacted close to the summit of the 3,900 ft Hernio mountain in the Basque Region of Spain.  (ASN & Media).


28 June
Pegasus XL-R: - Nr Rathcash, Co Kilkenny, Ireland
The aircraft crashed after colliding with power cables while making a local flight from a private strip near the pilot’s home killing the one person on board.  (Source: Media etc)