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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 221501
Last updated: 17 February 2019
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Date:03-FEB-2019
Time:c 11:50 LT
Type:Luton LA-4 Minor
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-AWMN
C/n / msn: PFA.827
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Waits Farm Airfield, Belchamp Walter, Essex. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Waits Farm Airfield, Belchamp Walter, Essex
Destination airport:Waits Farm Airfield, Belchamp Walter, Essex
Narrative:
A Luton Minor crashed near a landing strip Waits Farm Airfield, near Belchamp Walter, five miles from Great Yeldham in Essex. The aircraft was reported to have caught fire on impact. The fire was extinguished by 12:49 local time.

The pilot - a man in his 50s - was reported by Essex Police to have died at the scene. According to the owner of Waits Farm Airfield, it was the first ever fatal accident at the airstrip

Sources:

1. https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/breaking-suffolk-plane-crash-emergency-13946670
2. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-47121070
3. https://www.eadt.co.uk/news/belchamp-walter-essex-plane-crash-timeline-1-5878496
4. https://www.gazette-news.co.uk/news/17405825.essex-police-and-suffolk-fire-service-at-serious-plane-crash-in-belchamp-walter/
5. https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/emergency-services-attending-to-light-aircraft-crash-in-essex-a4056236.html
6. https://www.essexlive.news/news/essex-news/sudbury-belchamp-walter-plane-crash-2503100
7. https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1081901/essex-plane-crash-sudbury-suffolk-belchamp-water
8. https://www.itv.com/news/anglia/update/2019-02-03/fire-crews-rush-to-serious-incident-on-essex-suffolk-border-reports-a-light-aircraft-is-involved/
9. https://forums.flyer.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=111168
10. http://www.essex-fire.gov.uk/incidents/i7647/
11. https://www.airliners.net/photo/Untitled/Luton-LA-4A-Minor/2448906
12. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luton_Minor


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Feb-2019 16:48 Dr. John Smith Added
03-Feb-2019 17:03 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Embed code, Narrative]
03-Feb-2019 17:04 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
03-Feb-2019 20:31 ANON Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
03-Feb-2019 20:33 harro Updated [Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]
03-Feb-2019 20:34 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Narrative]
04-Feb-2019 09:53 loadmaster Updated [Registration, Source]
04-Feb-2019 22:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
05-Feb-2019 04:01 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Narrative]
05-Feb-2019 19:59 Geno Updated [Source]
08-Feb-2019 01:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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