lapper
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Light Aircraft Crash In Southend On Sea

Thu Jul 20, 2006 2:18 am

ITV news has just reported that a man has been killed when his light aircraft crashed in Eastwood Park, Southend. No further news as yet.
RIP.
 
Airplanepics
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RE: Light Aircraft Crash In Southend On Sea

Thu Jul 20, 2006 2:46 am

It was most probably on approach for 06. Eastwood park is only a mile or so away from SEN.

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lapper
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RE: Light Aircraft Crash In Southend On Sea

Thu Jul 20, 2006 6:15 pm

Turns out this was the aircraft:

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The pilot was a 16 year old on his second solo flight. Picture shown in todays Metro show AAIB investigators at the scene. Very sad for all involved.
 
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RE: Light Aircraft Crash In Southend On Sea

Thu Jul 20, 2006 7:26 pm

Jesus, poor guy, Rest in peace. I hope he died painlessly and instantly.

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RE: Light Aircraft Crash In Southend On Sea

Fri Jul 21, 2006 9:22 am

Im aware this is a bit on the older side here, but Ill just say that I knew the person involved with this crash from my pervious School. They wernt someone I knew a great deal of, however its very strange knowing someone involved.

Rest In Peace Sam.

(http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/essex/5197742.stm)

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