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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236642
Last updated: 15 July 2020
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Date:02-JUN-2020
Time:c. 11:50
Type:motorised paraglider
Owner/operator:Private
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Garshangan Road, Kilmacolm, Inverclyde -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
According to contemporary newspaper reports: "The pilot of a motorised paraglider has died after his aircraft crashed in a field in Inverclyde. Police were called to the area near Garshangan Road in Kilmacolm at around 11.50am on Tuesday.

The 77-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Around 11.50am on Tuesday, June 2, police were called to a field near Garshangan Road, Kilmacolm, where a motorised paraglider had crashed.

"Emergency services are in attendance however the 77-year-old male pilot was pronounced dead at the scene. A full report will be sent to the procurator fiscal."

Sources:

1. https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-52892193
2. https://www.expressandstar.com/news/uk-news/2020/06/02/microlight-pilot-77-dies-after-plane-crashes-in-field/
3. https://www.ardrossanherald.com/news/national-news/18491515.pilot-77-dies-motorised-paraglider-crashes-field/
4. https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/scots-pilot-dies-after-motorised-22128461
5. https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/18491567.microlight-pilot-77-dies-plane-crashes-field/
6. https://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/news/5660600/paraglider-scotland-pensioner-dead-kilmacolm/
7. https://news.stv.tv/west-central/pilot-dead-after-microlight-plane-crashes-into-field?top
8. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/pilot-77-dies-after-motorised-paraglider-crashes-in-field-39254511.html
9. https://www.centralfifetimes.com/news/national-news/18491515.pilot-77-dies-motorised-paraglider-crashes-field/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jun-2020 17:56 gerard57 Added
02-Jun-2020 18:40 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
02-Jun-2020 18:59 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Narrative]
02-Jun-2020 20:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
15-Jul-2020 23:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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