Aeroplanes

2 April

Piper PA-28R: Cherokee Arrow II: G-EGVA: English Channel
The aircraft was part of a group en route from Wellesbourne Mountford to Le Touquet with two on board when it ditched in the Channel about 35 km west of Le Touquet. Following an extensive search no trace has been found of the aircraft. (ASN & media)

Microlights

24 March  

Flight Design CT2K: G-CBDJ: Beccles Airfield, Suffolk
The pilot, the sole occupant was killed when the aircraft crashed, reportedly on landing.  (Source ASN & media)

Helicopters

20 June          

Guimbal Cabri G2: G-CJEK : Nr Burton in Lonsdale, N. Yorks

The privately owned helicopter departed from Barrow in Furness - Walney Island airfield intending to land at the owners private helipad at Burton in Lonsdale when it crashed in a field not far from the intended landing site.  Both occupants were killed and the helicopter destroyed by fire.  (Source: ASN and Media).

  





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