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Air Safety

One injured in Perth helicopter crash

One person has been taken to hospital following a helicopter crash at Perth Airport (PSL/EGPT) in Scotland. The crash happened as the aircraft was taking and it came down just metres from the Scotland Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA) base at the airport. Crews from SCAA were amongst the first on [read more]

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Leeds based COPTRZ launches Drone Detection System

Leeds based Commercial Drone provider, COPTRZ, has announced it has launched a Drone Detection system to protect airports. The turnkey solution is in partnership with leading Drone manufacturer DJI using the DJI Aeroscope detection systems which allows an operator to track telemetry data from drones in surrounding airspace of up to [read more]

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North Wales fatal helicopter crash caused by weather

A fatal helicopter crash in North Wales last year was caused by the weather according to the Air Accident Investigations Branch (AAIB). The Airbus Helicopters AS355 Ecureuil II, G-OHCP crashed into Rhinog Fawr mountain on the 29th March 2017 killing all on board, the pilot and 4 passengers. According to the accident [read more]

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One injured in Scottish light aircraft crash

One person has been taken to hospital with minor injuries after a light aircraft crash in Moray. The pilot, who was the sole occupant, was treated on the scene for minor injuries after the crash at Shempstons Airfield near RAF Lossiemouth. The Jodel D117 G-BBPS overturned in a field next to [read more]