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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 281096
 
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Date:04-AUG-2022
Time:10:30 BST
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee Cruiser
Owner/operator:Bristol and Wessex Aeroplane Club Ltd
Registration: G-BCJN
MSN: 28-7425350
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Cotswold Airport (GBA/EGBP), Kemble, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD)
Destination airport:Cotswold Airport (GBA/EGBP)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The Piper PA-28-140 was conducting touch-and-goes at Cotswold Airport (GBA/EGBP), Kemble, Gloucestershire, U.K., when it veered off the left side of runway 26. It continued between two stored Airbus jetliners that were parked head to tail, hitting the nose landing gear of a Red Wing Airbus A321 (VP-BRM) with the right-hand wing tip. It crossed the A429 road and came to rest in a ditch. The three occupants were taken to a hospital.

A spokesperson for Wiltshire Police said: "Shortly after 10.30am today, we responded to reports of a light aircraft which appeared to have overshot the runway at Cotswold Airport, ending up in a ditch beside the A429. There were no reported deaths or serious injuries. The pilot and two passengers have been taken to hospital as a precaution. The Air Accident Investigation Branch has been informed. The road is likely to be closed for a number of hours to allow the removal of fuel and debris."

Multiple Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue crews were also sent to the scene but those on board the aircraft had “self rescued” before their arrival.

A spokesperson for Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue said: "We were called to the A429, Kemble at 10.41am this morning. Crews from Stratton, Cirencester and Tetbury attended the incident which involved a light aircraft which had overshot the runway – casualties had self-rescued prior to FRS arrival. The incident has since been scaled back, with just the one crew from Stratton remaining on scene for the arrival of Air Accident Investigation Branch for aircraft recovery."

South Western Ambulance Service sent out an update on Thursday night:

A spokesperson for the service said: "We sent two double-crewed land ambulances, an operations officer, a rapid response vehicle, a critical care car and an air ambulance. We have conveyed one patient to Great Western Hospital and one patient to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, both by land ambulance."

Sources:

1. https://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/20600597.plane-crash-kemble-shuts-a429-wiltshire/
2. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-62424848
3. https://www.wiltshirelive.co.uk/news/wiltshire-news/live-plane-crash-cotswold-airport-7420631
4. https://www.gloucestershirelive.co.uk/news/gloucester-news/live-plane-crash-cotswold-airport-7420631
5. https://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2022-08-04/plane-crashes-after-overshooting-the-runway-at-cotswold-airport
6. https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1650536/Cotswolds-airport-plane-crash-hospital-emergency-investigation-latest-Wiltshire-Police
7. https://www.wiltsglosstandard.co.uk/news/20600522.a429-closed-near-cirencester-incident-cotswold-airport/
8. https://forums.flyer.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=121831
9. https://www.wiltshire999s.co.uk/two-injured-plane-misses-runway-a429/
10. https://www.bristolandwessex.co.uk/fleet/piper-pa28-140-g-bcjn/
11. https://www.radarbox.com/data/registration/G-BCJN

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

5 Nov 2009 G-BCJN Bristol and Wessex Aeroplane Club Ltd 0 Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD) sub
7 Sep 2015 G-BCJN Bristol and Wessex Aeroplane Club Ltd 0 Cotswold Airport (GBA/EGBP) sub

Location

Media:

G-BCJN

Images:

Photo of G-BCJN courtesy AirHistory.net


Kemble - Cotswold (EGBP / GBA)
13 January 2022; (c) Kev Slade

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Aug-2022 11:23 gerard57 Added
04-Aug-2022 13:28 gerard57 Updated [Registration, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
04-Aug-2022 13:29 gerard57 Updated [Damage]
04-Aug-2022 14:06 Anon. Updated [Registration, Location, Source, Narrative]
04-Aug-2022 14:07 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Embed code]
04-Aug-2022 14:13 harro Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Embed code, Narrative]
04-Aug-2022 14:36 harro Updated [Narrative]
04-Aug-2022 17:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative, Category]
04-Aug-2022 17:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code]
05-Aug-2022 11:15 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
06-Aug-2022 00:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]
06-Aug-2022 00:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]
06-Aug-2022 15:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
06-Aug-2022 16:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]

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