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Time:c. 12:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic CLON model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rotorsport UK Cavalon
Registration: G-IDYL
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:field near Bowood & Kings Lane, Wendover, Buckinghamshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Denham Airport (EGLD)
Destination airport:
A RotorSport UK Cavalon gyrocopter crashed near Bowood & Kings Lane, Wendover, Buckinghamshire. Firefighters used a medical kit to treat both occupants for minor cuts, and isolated the gyrocopter’s fuel system.

UPDATE: The incident was also the subject of an AAIB Correspondence-only investigation, published on 14 October 2021 and the following is the summary from that...

"31 May 2021
RotorSport UK Cavalon
Wendover, Buckinghamshire
The pilot conducted a forced landing in a field, after the engine bay fire warning light illuminated and he could smell burning. The aircraft collided with a hedge and was seriously damaged. A joint in the exhaust system had become disconnected, which had allowed hot gases to leak into the engine bay."

The registration G-IDYL was cancelled and the aircraft de-regsitered by the CAA on 28 June 2021 as aircraft "destroyed"


4. Photo of accident, post crash:
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8. G-IDYL at Denham 30/4/2017:
10. AAIB Correspondence-only investigation:



Revision history:

01-Jun-2021 06:08 gerard57 Added
01-Jun-2021 07:09 R15RJJ Updated [Source, Narrative, Plane category]
01-Jun-2021 07:42 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
01-Jun-2021 07:46 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
01-Jun-2021 08:05 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
01-Jun-2021 08:14 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
01-Jun-2021 08:15 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type]
01-Jun-2021 08:23 RobertMB Updated [Source]
01-Jun-2021 10:18 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
01-Jun-2021 20:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
01-Jun-2021 20:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code]
05-Jun-2021 08:19 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Narrative]
21-Jul-2021 17:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Category]
16-Oct-2021 20:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
17-Oct-2021 17:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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