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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 223891
Last updated: 5 November 2019
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Date:11-APR-2019
Time:19:00 BST
Type:Powered paraglider
Owner/operator:Private
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Royal Birkdale Golf Course, Southport, Merseyside -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft impacted golf course terrain at the Royal Birkdale golf course in Southport, Merseyside, North West England. The powered paraglider was partially consumed by the post-impact fire and the sole pilot received fatal injuries.

Sources:

1. https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/plane-crashes-royal-birkdale-golf-16117457
2. https://news.sky.com/story/light-aircraft-crashes-at-merseyside-golf-course-11691065
3. https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1113129/merseyside-plane-crash-royal-birkdale-southport-plane-crash.
4. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-merseyside-47900428
5. https://news.merseyside.police.uk/news/police-remain-at-scene-of-paramotor-crash-at-royal-birkdale-golf-course-365676
6. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6913581/Emergency-services-rush-microlight-aircraft-crash-Royal-Birkdale-golf-course.html
7. https://www.itv.com/news/2019-04-12/one-dead-after-microlight-crashes-at-famous-golf-course/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Apr-2019 23:16 Geno Added
12-Apr-2019 02:58 RobertMB Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative, Plane category]
12-Apr-2019 09:57 streetf117 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
12-Apr-2019 12:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
13-Apr-2019 07:18 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Embed code, Narrative]

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