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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189271
Last updated: 29 May 2017
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Date:14-AUG-2016
Time:c15:30 LT
Type:Druine D.31 Turbulent
Owner/operator:The Tiger Club (1990) Ltd
Registration: G-ARNZ
C/n / msn: PFA 579
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:off Herne Bay, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Druine D.31 Turbulent ditched in the sea during the Herne Bay Air Show. The aircraft came down close to the shore and nosed over. The pilot survived, having been assisted from the wreckage by members of the public and appears to have received only minor injuries. The aircraft was quickly brought ashore.

Sources:

1. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/herne-bay-air-show-crash-8630007?1=
2. https://hmcoastguard.blogspot.co.uk/2016/08/coastguard-called-after-plane-ditches.html
3. http://www.kentonline.co.uk/herne-bay/news/plane-ditches-into-sea-in-100738/
4. http://www.kentonline.co.uk/herne-bay/news/was-balloon-to-blame-for-101431/
5. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/video/2016/aug/15/plane-crashes-into-sea-off-kent-coast-during-airshow-video
6. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/08/14/herne-bay-airshow-crash-quick-witted-spectators-dash-into-sea-to/
7. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-37081840/plane-crashes-into-sea-at-air-show
8. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/modalapplication.aspx?catid=1&pagetype=65&appid=1&mode=reg&fullregmark=ARNZ


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Aug-2016 15:25 harro Added
14-Aug-2016 15:34 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
14-Aug-2016 15:54 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
14-Aug-2016 16:42 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
14-Aug-2016 16:43 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Damage]
14-Aug-2016 17:06 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
16-Aug-2016 09:46 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
30-Apr-2017 23:56 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Source]
30-Apr-2017 23:57 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source]

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