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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 227257
Last updated: 4 September 2019
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Date:16-JUL-2019
Time:15:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic AP22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aeroprakt A-22-LS Foxbat Supersport 600
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-CHSY
C/n / msn: LAA 317B-15186
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Otherton Airfield, Penkridge, Staffordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Otherton Airfield, Penkridge, Staffordshire
Destination airport:Henstridge
Narrative:
An experimental Aeroprakt A22-LS Foxbat Supersport 600, built by A. Everitt, crashed upon takeoff. Both occupants were injured. According to a statement/press release from the West Midlands Ambulance service:

"Two men have been taken to hospital after the light aircraft they were in came down in a wheat field shortly after take off. The incident happened near to Otherton Airfield near Penkridge in Staffordshire at around 3.45pm on Tuesday afternoon.

Two ambulances, two paramedic officers, the Hazardous Area Response Team and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with a doctor and critical care paramedic on board were sent to the scene. A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff found a small aeroplane that had crash landed in a field. Thankfully it had remained the right way up though had suffered considerable damage. One of the occupants was trapped and had to be assisted out by ambulance staff and firefighters. The two men, who were both in their 60s were taken by land ambulance to New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton with injuries not thought to be life threatening.”

Sources:

1. https://www.itv.com/news/central/2019-07-17/two-injured-as-light-aircraft-crashes-on-take-off/
2. https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/black-country/two-rushed-hospital-after-plane-16597140
3. https://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/news/stoke-on-trent-news/two-taken-hospital-after-staffordshire-3100021
4. https://wmas.nhs.uk/2019/07/17/aircraft-come-down-in-a-field/
5. https://www.flickr.com/photos/ghbhd/29841836755 (photo)


Images:

Photo of G-CHSY courtesy AirHistory.net


Northampton - Sywell (EGBK / ORM)
31 August 2013; (c) Mick Bajcar

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jul-2019 07:07 gerard57 Added
17-Jul-2019 08:39 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Damage, Narrative]
17-Jul-2019 10:25 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
17-Jul-2019 13:50 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative, Plane category]
19-Jul-2019 20:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
19-Jul-2019 21:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
19-Jul-2019 21:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]
19-Jul-2019 21:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Embed code]
21-Jul-2019 07:11 Anon. Updated [Destination airport]

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