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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228503
Last updated: 12 October 2019
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Date:24-AUG-2019
Time:14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic PTS2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aerotek Pitts S-2A Special
Owner/operator:
Registration: G-ODDS
C/n / msn: 2225
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Stonor, near Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:White Waltham Airfield (EGLM)
Destination airport:White Waltham Airfield (EGLM)
Narrative:
An Aerotek Pitts S-2A Special crashed in a field in the area of Stonor, near Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. Thames Valley Police, ambulance crews and fire and rescue crews were all called to reports of a light aircraft crash. Both occupants were killed and the aircraft was destroyed. The pilot and passenger were pronounced dead at the scene. Their next of kin have been informed. According to a statement/press release from Thames Valley Police (see link #4):

"11:46 25/08/2019
Officers are currently near Henley-on-Thames, following an aircraft crash.

Thames Valley Police received reports at around 2.10pm yesterday (24/8) that a light aircraft had crashed in a field in the area of Stonor. Two people had been travelling on-board the aircraft. Sadly both the pilot and the passenger were pronounce dead at the scene. Their next of kin has been informed.

No-one on the ground was injured. The fire service and ambulance service also attended the scene. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch were informed and Thames Valley Police is assisting with the initial investigation."

Sources:

1. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-49464897
2. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/the-aaib-has-sent-a-team-to-oxfordshire--2?utm_source=23781aaf-d3f0-4373-b8cc-3742da675e75
3. https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/9796946/top-pilot-taught-carol-vorderman-loop-the-loop-killed-air-crash/?fbclid=IwAR2NeEUNvSGCqOpas_lxMaTZpL4ThZX_3HF98wOodzl-y1q5oEa5ovyw-8A
4. https://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/news/thames-valley/news/2019/august/19-08-19/light-aircraft-crash---stonor/
5. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7392565/Pilot-passenger-die-light-aircraft-crashes-field-near-Henley.html
6. https://www.henleystandard.co.uk/news/henley-on-thames/143212/two-die-in-plane-crash-near-henley.html
7. https://www.getreading.co.uk/news/reading-berkshire-news/two-dead-after-light-aircraft-16814127


Images:

Photo of G-ODDS courtesy AirHistory.net


Peterborough - Business / Conington (EGSF)
31 July 2014; (c) Tom Cole

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Aug-2019 12:21 swat Added
25-Aug-2019 12:22 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
25-Aug-2019 14:25 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
26-Aug-2019 13:14 swat Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
26-Aug-2019 13:15 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport]
26-Aug-2019 14:30 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Damage, Narrative]
26-Aug-2019 17:26 Mark Green Updated [Operator, Narrative]
26-Aug-2019 17:26 harro Updated [Operator]
26-Aug-2019 20:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
23-Sep-2019 18:55 Anon. Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code]

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