Piper PA-28-181 Cherokee Archer II, G-BXRG
The aircraft suffered a loss of electrical power during a day crossing of the English Channel to Alderney. The pilot became uncertain of his position and elected to ditch the aircraft near to a commercial surface vessel. The ditching was successful and the passenger escaped from the aircraft and was subsequently rescued. However, the pilot was unable to escape from the aircraft before it sank.
Piper PA-28-181 Cherokee Archer II G-BXRG 10-12.pdf (16,620.84 kb)
Date of occurrence: 12 November 2011