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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238838
Last updated: 30 July 2020
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Date:30-JUL-2020
Time:afternoon
Type:Silhouette image of generic EUPA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Europa XS
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-BXTD
C/n / msn: 155
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Enstone Airfield, 4.5 nm east of Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Enstone Airfield (EGTN)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The pilot of an experimental Europa XS, built by P. R. Anderson, performed an emergency landing in a field, near Enstone Airfield (EGTN) 4.5 nautical miles east of Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire. He and his passenger escaped unhurt. According to a report in the Oxford Mail:

"A LIGHT aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing in an Oxfordshire field after its engine failed. Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a crashed plane on Tuesday afternoon near Enstone Airfield.

Crews from Banbury, Kidlington Fire Station, Hook Norton Fire Station and Wheatley Fire Station attended, as well as police and paramedics. Only able to reach the site in 4x4s, emergency services found both pilot and passenger had already managed to get out and were not hurt."

Sources:

1. https://www.witneygazette.co.uk/news/18618056.plane-engine-fails-leads-emergency-landing-oxfordshire-field/
2. https://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/18618056.plane-engine-fails-leads-emergency-landing-oxfordshire-field/
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enstone_Airfield
4. G-BXTD on Sept 17, 1995: https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/547266


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jul-2020 15:50 gerard57 Added
30-Jul-2020 16:00 Captain Adam Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
30-Jul-2020 16:14 RobertMB Updated [Cn, Source, Damage, Narrative]
30-Jul-2020 19:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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