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Emiliano Sala Crash: Pilot & Plane unlicensed

The formal report into the crash that killed Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala has said that neither the pilot nor the plane were licensed to operate commercial flights. Furthermore, the pilot, David Ibbotson (59) was not qualified to fly at night and was inexperienced with Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) flying. [read more]

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AAIB sending team to Cumbria glider crash

The Air Accident Investigations Branch (AAIB) is sending a team to the site of a glider accident in Cumbria. The aircraft crashed yesterday (7th August) near Kirkland Cumbria and is understood to have suffered substantial damage. The pilot is believed to have been the sole occupant.