Taylorcraft BC12D Twosome, G-BVXS and Pitts S-2C Pitts Special, G-IICI, 18 December 2011

Taylorcraft BC12D Twosome, G-BVXS and Pitts S-2C Pitts Special, G-IICI

Summary:

The mid-air collision occurred when both aircraft were on the crosswind leg of the visual circuit for Runway 33 at Leicester Airport, soon after G-BVXS had taken off and as G-IICI had joined the circuit from the northeast. G-BVXS became uncontrollable after the collision and the pilot was fatally injured when the aircraft struck the ground. The two occupants of G-IICI were uninjured after making a forced landing.

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Taylorcraft BC12D Twosome G-BVXS Pitts S-2C Pitts Special G-IICI 11-12.pdf (3,468.23 kb)

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