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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 227449
Last updated: 10 October 2019
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Date:21-JUL-2019
Time:14:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.82a Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N54556
C/n / msn: 84766
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pent Farm airstrip, off Pilgrims Way, Postling, near Hythe, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A light aircraft crashed in a field near Pent Farm airstrip, off Pilgrims Way, Postling, near Hythe, Kent under unknown circumstances. One occupant died in the crash, another was seriously injured. A South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust spokesman said: “A man was sadly pronounced dead at the scene and another man was treated at the scene for serious injuries before being airlifted to King’s College Hospital in London.”

Sources:

1. https://www.kentlive.news/news/kent-news/police-confirm-light-aircraft-crashed-3118239
2. https://www.kentlive.news/news/kent-news/man-51-killed-light-aircraft-3119261
3. https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-kent-49071592
4. https://www.kentonline.co.uk/hythe/news/probe-launched-into-fatal-plane-crash-208987/
5. FAA Registration: https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=54556
6. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/tiger-moth-crash-light-aircraft-plane-postling-hythe-kent-dead-a9015466.html
7. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/the-aaib-has-sent-a-team-to-kent
8. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/jul/22/light-aircraft-crash-kent-man-dead-another-injured
9. http://newsitn.com/air-accidents-investigation-branch-sent-to-examine-scene-of-light-aircraft-crash-near-folkestone/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jul-2019 18:15 Michael Roots Added
21-Jul-2019 18:21 Captain Adam Updated [Aircraft type]
22-Jul-2019 09:51 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
22-Jul-2019 11:59 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
22-Jul-2019 14:24 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
22-Jul-2019 20:53 Anon. Updated [Registration, Source]
23-Jul-2019 00:01 RobertMB Updated [Cn, Location, Source]
24-Jul-2019 22:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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