Air Safety

AAIB sending team to Kent plane crash

The Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) has confirmed it is sending a team to the scene of a light aircraft crash in Kent. The aircraft came down in a field in the village of Postling near Hythe around 2 pm this afternoon. Fire and Ambulance crews attended the scene which [read more]

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Air Safety

AAIB says body visible in Sala plane wreckage

The Air Accident Investigations Branch (AAIB) has confirmed that one body is visible in the wreckage of the Piper Malibu N264DB that was found on the seabed near the channel islands yesterday. The plane went missing on Monday 21st January with pilot David Ibbotson and Premier League Footballer, Emiliano Sala [read more]

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Air Safety

One dead in Essex microlight accident

Essex police have confirmed that the pilot of a microlight that crashed earlier today has died at the scene, he was the only person onboard the aircraft. Speaking about the accident, a spokesperson for the Police said: “Officers attended and, sadly, a man aged in his 50s was pronounced dead [read more]