G-ATMT was operating below 1,000 ft in an area where the Minimum Safe Altitude (MSA ) was 2,200 ft. It was likely that the aircraft flew in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC ) below MSA for at least 1 minute 45 seconds before flying into some trees standing on a ridge of high ground. The aircraft was extensively damaged and the pilot, the only person on board, was fatally injured.
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Published 12 October 2017