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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75561
Last updated: 8 September 2021
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Date:10-JUL-2010
Time:16:43 BST
Type:Silhouette image of generic SV4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Stampe SV.4C
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-BIMO
MSN: 394
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Greys Green Golf Course, Peppard Common, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:White Waltham, Maidenhead, Berkshire (EGLM)
Destination airport:White Waltham, Maidenhead, Berkshire (EGLM)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Narrative:
The aircraft entered an inverted spin at 3,400 feet during an unsuccessful attempt to perform a rolling aerobatic manoeuvre and impacted the ground, causing the two occupants to receive fatal injuries. No technical defects were found that could have contributed to the accident.

According to press reports, G-BIMO collided with trees, and then fell to the ground into woodland near Greys Green Golf Course in Peppard Common, near Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshitre. Both persons on board were killed, and were later named at the inquest as Edouard Dupont, 40 and Xavier Franiatte, 31; both were French nationals, living in the London area. Mr Franiatte died almost instantly from head injuries while Mr Dupont, an investment banker, was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, where he died later of his multiple injuries.

Registration G-BIMO cancelled by the CAA on 08.04.2011 as "destroyed" and owner "deceased"

Sources:

1. AAIB: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5422fcefe5274a1317000909/Stampe_SV4C__Modified___G-BIMO_05-11.pdf
2. CAA: https://siteapps.caa.co.uk/g-info/
3. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/10590486
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.henleystandard.co.uk/news/news.php?id=784140]
5. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-15861819
6. https://www.pprune.org/private-flying/420727-aircraft-down-sth-oxon.html
7. http://www.kathrynsreport.com/2011/11/stampe-vertongen-sv-4c-g-bimo-inquest.html
8. https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/uk-world-news/inquest-told-biplane-pilot-filmed-1087667
9. https://www.airteamimages.com/stampe-sv-4_G-BIMO_france---french-air-force_114985.html

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report

Media:

The Aviation Photo Company: Stampe Types &emdash; Stampe SV-4 G-BIMO (1982)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jul-2010 07:15 saf7670 Added
11-Jul-2010 21:56 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Jul-2010 21:57 RobertMB Updated [Cn]
12-Jul-2010 01:27 brian richardson Updated [Destination airport]
19-Jul-2010 04:04 RobertMB Updated [Source]
14-May-2011 15:29 harro Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]
23-Sep-2012 09:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
17-Dec-2014 10:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
17-Dec-2014 10:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
17-Dec-2014 10:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Nov-2016 19:17 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source]
22-Nov-2016 22:54 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Source, Embed code]

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