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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 249357
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:02-APR-2021
Time:c. 15:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic EXEC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
RotorWay Exec 162F
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-JDHN
MSN: 6324
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Bromyard Road, Ledbury, Herefordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A RotorWay Exec 162F helicopter (G-JDHN) crashed into a field off Bromyard Road, in Ledbury, Herefordshire. Both occupants received minor injuries. According to a statement/press release from West Merica Police (see link #1):

"Around 3pm this afternoon (Friday 2 April) we were informed a helicopter had crashed in a field off Bromyard Road in Ledbury, Herefordshire. Emergency services are currently at the scene.

Two people were on board the helicopter and while the extent of injuries is not yet known, they are not believed to be serious."

Sources:

1. https://www.westmercia.police.uk/news/west-mercia/news/2021/april/helicopter-crash-in-herefordshire/
2. https://www.worcesternews.co.uk/news/19207651.helicopter-crash-ledbury/
3. https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/emergency-crews-scene-helicopter-crash-20312196
4. Photo of accident: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/breaking-ledbury-helicopter-crash-police-23843550
5. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hereford-worcester-56619416
6. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9430915/Miracle-escape-helicopter-crashes-field-Herefordshire-people-board-survive.html
7. https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1418384/Herefordshire-helicopter-crash-Ledbury-police-paramedics-latest-update
8. https://metro.co.uk/2021/04/02/ledbury-helicopter-crashes-in-herefordshire-field-injuries-reported-14349805/
9. https://www.flickr.com/photos/egbj/50137698043/in/photostream (photo)

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Apr-2021 16:00 gerard57 Added
02-Apr-2021 17:23 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Damage, Narrative]
02-Apr-2021 17:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
02-Apr-2021 17:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code]
04-Apr-2021 12:27 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Narrative]
06-Apr-2021 14:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Narrative]
28-Jul-2021 14:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Category]

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