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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 269585
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:14-NOV-2021
Time:12:07 LT
Type:Just Escapade
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-CGNV
MSN: JAESC0165
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Breighton Airfield, Sand Lane, Bubwith, Breighton, East Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Breighton Airfield (EGBR)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Narrative:
A Just Escapade, amateur built by M. J. Whatley, crashed upon landing at Breighton Airfield (EGBR), Sand Lane, Bubwith, Breighton, East Yorkshire under unknown circumstances. The aircraft caught fire on impact, and the pilot died in the crash. According to a statement from Humberside Fire and Rescue (Incident No. 021994):

"Sand Lane, Breighton.
Sun 14 Nov 2021 12:07 (Incident No: 021994)

Light aircraft crash. Fire out on arrival. Thermal imaging camera in use for inspection. 1 male fatally injured. Incident left with Police and paramedics."

A Humberside Police spokesman said: "On Sunday, November 14, we were called to an airfield in the East Riding following reports that a light aircraft had crashed. On arrival at Breighton Airfield, Bubwith, it was discovered that the pilot had come into difficulty when landing and on impact, the aircraft had set alight.

"Ambulance services were in attendance but sadly one occupant, believed to be the pilot, did not survive the crash. The individual’s family has been notified and are being supported by officers. Investigations into the events leading up to the incident are ongoing. If anyone has any information relating to the tragic incident, please call us on our non-emergency line, 101 quoting Log 254 of November 14."

The incident is being investigated by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch

A spokesperson for said: “Yesterday the AAIB was notified of an accident to a light aircraft at Breighton Airfield, East Riding, Yorkshire. An investigation has been launched and a team of inspectors are currently on site gathering evidence. The aircraft will be recovered to the AAIB headquarters in Farnborough for detailed examination.”

Sources:

1. Local Knowledge
2. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/g-cgnv#29daff8b
3. https://humbersidefire.gov.uk/newsroom/incidents
4. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-humber-59293943
5. https://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/news/hull-east-yorkshire-news/pilot-dies-after-plane-crashes-6208965
6. https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/breighton-airfield-plane-crash-near-selby-leaves-one-dead-believed-to-be-pilot-3458154
7. AAIB: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/accident-involving-a-light-aircraft-at-breighton-airfield-14-november-2021
8. https://forums.flyer.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=120102
9. https://www.airhistory.net/photos/0175551.jpg (photo)

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Nov-2021 09:23 Captain Adam Added
15-Nov-2021 13:27 gerard57 Updated [Date, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
16-Nov-2021 15:35 loadmaster Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
16-Nov-2021 15:35 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Source]
16-Nov-2021 18:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category]
16-Nov-2021 18:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Narrative]
16-Nov-2021 18:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
16-Nov-2021 18:40 RobertMB Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]
17-Nov-2021 12:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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