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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 227450
Last updated: 25 July 2019
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Date:21-JUL-2019
Time:15:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic MIMU model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bushby Midget Mustang M-1
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-AWIR
C/n / msn: PFA 1315
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Spanhoe Airfield, Laxton, near Corby, Northamptonshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Spanhoe Airfield, Laxton, near Corby, Northants
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The light plane crashed under unknown circumstances. According to a statement/press release from Northamptonshire Police (see link #8):

"The single-seater plane came down in woodland close to Spanhoe airfield, near Laxton, at around 3.25pm today, Sunday, July 21. Police, fire and the ambulance service attended the scene and the male pilot was taken to Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, by air ambulance suffering leg injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening.

The Air Accident Investigation Board has been made aware of the incident. Anyone with information about the crash can contact Northamptonshire Police on 101, stating incident 369 of July 21."

Sources:

1. https://www.northantstelegraph.co.uk/news/crime/downed-plane-images-show-lucky-escape-of-pilot-near-corby-1-9006222
2. https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-northamptonshire-49064873
3. https://www.northamptonchron.co.uk/news/people/pilot-suffers-leg-injuries-but-survives-light-aircraft-crash-near-corby-1-9006175
4. identified from the photo in the Northampton Telegraph: https://www.northantstelegraph.co.uk/news/crime/downed-plane-images-show-lucky-escape-of-pilot-near-corby-1-9006222
5. https://www.itv.com/news/anglia/2019-07-21/pilot-airlifted-to-hospital-following-northamptonshire-light-aircraft-crash/
6. https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/9093751 (photo)
7. https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/pilots-miracle-escape-after-plane-16624698
8. https://www.northants.police.uk/news/northants/news/news/2019/july-19/man-injured-in-corby-light-aircraft-crash/


Images:


At Old Warden in Oct 2018

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jul-2019 18:19 gerard57 Added
21-Jul-2019 18:53 RobertMB Updated [Location, Phase, Source]
22-Jul-2019 07:49 RobertMB Updated [Source]
22-Jul-2019 14:40 ANON Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
22-Jul-2019 14:41 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
22-Jul-2019 15:03 RobertMB Updated [Source]
24-Jul-2019 22:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
24-Jul-2019 22:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
25-Jul-2019 12:14 Anon. Updated [Photo]

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