Struck an electrical transmission cable while flying at low level, Burtonwood near Newton-le-Willows, Cheshire, 23 July 2015.
The flex-wing aircraft, while being flown at low level by a student, struck an electrical transmission cable and crashed into a field to the east of Hall Lane Farm, Burtonwood, Cheshire. The student reported that due to “post-traumatic amnesia” he had no recollection of the accident flight or the events preceding it.
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Published: 11 February 2016
Date of occurrence: 23 July 2015