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Last updated: 22 October 2020
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Date:02-SEP-2020
Time:c. 11:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic be2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2C (replica)
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-AWYI
C/n / msn: 001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Sywell aerodrome (ORM/EGBK), Northamptonshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Northampton/Sywell Aerodrome (ORM/EGBK)
Destination airport:Northampton/Sywell Aerodrome (ORM/EGBK)
Narrative:
A Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2C (replica) crashed while taking part in a mock dogfight display at Sywell. The pilot was injured. A spokesman for Northamptonshire Police said: 'We were called about it at 11.50am and are working with other emergency services at the scene including Fire, EMAS and the Air Ambulance. One person (the pilot) is currently being treated at the scene for their injuries.'

East Midlands Ambulance Service were called to the crash at 11.39am and said they had transferred an injured patient to hospital. An ambulance spokesperson said: 'The caller reported a light aircraft crash. We sent a paramedic in an ambulance car, a crewed ambulance and the air ambulance was also in attendance 'We transported one patient to Coventry and Walsgrave Hospital via land ambulance.'

Sources:

1. https://www.northantstelegraph.co.uk/news/plane-crashes-sywell-aerodrome-2959331
2. https://www.northantstelegraph.co.uk/news/miraculous-escape-sywell-air-crash-pilot-left-just-cuts-and-bruises-2959689
3. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AWYI.pdf
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Aircraft_Factory_B.E.2
5. https://www.pprune.org/accidents-close-calls/635241-b-e-2-replica-down-sywell.html
6. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-54002200
7. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8689705/Light-aircraft-crashes-aerodrome-Northamptonshire-emergency-crews-rush-help-pilot.html

Media:

BE2c Replica G-AWYI at Shoreham Airshow 2013:Shoreham Airshow 2013 (9697770161)

Images:

Photo of G-AWYI courtesy AirHistory.net


Duxford (EGSU)
24 September 2017; (c) Mick Bajcar

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Sep-2020 14:16 gerard57 Added
02-Sep-2020 14:29 Michael Roots Updated [Aircraft type]
02-Sep-2020 14:29 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
02-Sep-2020 14:37 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
02-Sep-2020 14:39 harro Updated [Registration, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
02-Sep-2020 14:41 harro Updated [Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport]
02-Sep-2020 14:46 Geno Updated [Location, Source]
02-Sep-2020 15:06 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Location, Source]
02-Sep-2020 15:53 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
02-Sep-2020 21:22 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code]
22-Oct-2020 18:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]

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