A Replica Royal Aircraft Factory BE2c aircraft (G-AWYI) was performing a flying display when it entered a descending right turn. The aircraft did not recover from the descent and struck the ground in a steep nose-down attitude, 2 September 2020.
While soaring along the Cotswold Ridge, a Schleicher ASH 25 E (G-CFST) became too low and collided with the top of a line of trees while the pilot was attempting to start the glider’s sustainer engine and trying to find a place to land. The glider struck the ground nose-first, 26 Aug 2020.
A failure of an alternator pinion roller bearing in the left accessory gearbox (LAGB) of an Airbus Helicopter EC175B (G-EMEB) occurred during a post-maintenance ground run following a scheduled replacement of the main gearbox, 23 September 2020.