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AAIB: 100 years of investigating accidents

Yesterday saw the 100-year anniversary of the Air Accident Investigations Branch, better known as the AAIB and to mark the occasion we look at when and how it was formed and what it does to make aviation safer for all. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) started life on the [read more]

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Two die in Yorkshire helicopter crash

Two people have been confirmed to have died in a helicopter crash near Burton in Lonsdale in Yorkshire. The aircraft is understood to have crashed just before lunchtime with local residents describing a thick plume of smoke from the crash site. No one apart from the two confirmed fatalities are [read more]

Piper Malibu N264DB was owned by Fay Keely's family trust (Image: AAIB)
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Sala plane crash pilot was told NOT to fly plane

Fay Keely, one of the owners of the Piper Malibu N264DB, has told Cardiff Crown Court that she told David Henderson that pilot David Ibbotson should not fly her aircraft. She made the decision after being informed of multiple airspace restriction infringements by Ibbotson in her aircraft. Ms Keely was [read more]

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Two killed in Goodwood crash

Two men have been killed when the light aircraft they were in came down near Goodwood yesterday evening. The accident occurred just after 4:30pm yesterday and despite the best efforts of the emergency services the two men, 65 and 58, were pronounced dead at the scene. Local Fire & Ambulance [read more]