Light aircraft collision

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Been reported on the radio that two light aircraft collided over the Long Stretton area of Leics at around 2pm. No report of casualties or aircraft involved. :(
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:( R.I.P
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Condolences to those bereaved and RIP to the soul lost Condolences to those bereaved and RIP to the soul lost.
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The aircraft involved are a Taylorcraft and a Pitts Special.
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I'm getting a very bad feeling Moggy
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Moggy, im not trying to provoke anyone into posting info, but do you get a bad feeling as you feel it might be a forum member or someone you know personally? I don't know anyone at Leicester but my heart goes out to those affected.

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The type info was here........ So So sad http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=140470 I was worried that it could of been one of mine as they use Leic all the time, So I know how they must be feeling, my thoughts to the families, not a nice time so close to Christmas for this to happen (if any time of the year is). :(
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The pilot of the Taylorcraft died in the accident. The aircraft was G-****. :( Edit. Incorrect registration initially quoted.
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I have a fellow pilot / friend at Leicester who own a Taylorcraft and at first I feared that it might be he. A PM today has resolved that, but still left me saddened as it was a close friend of his. Moggy
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That is good news for you but ASN has now removed the registration of the aircraft as there is some confusion whether the correct number was quoted.
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Glad to hear your friend is okay, Moggy. Indeed, sad nonetheless though as someone has died and a family is in mourning. I believe ASN took a guess at the reg and got it wrong, from what I understand on pprune.
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ASN is a wiki type website, so anyone can submit or edit an accident report. RIP to the deceased :(
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Hope it happened at low level in a circuit pattern. Something like that happening at 2 or 3 thousand feet doesn't bear thinking about. Aerobatic aircraft can just pop up under you in an instant. :(
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Touche - given that it is reported that it was a Pitts Special Touche VeeOne - given that it is reported that it was a Pitts Special, they can get anywhere and in any orientation in seconds. Sad for the bereaved just before Christmas too.
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All very sad, I so hope that the families get good support and care after this terrible incident. The Pitts was Pitts S-2C G-IICI by the way. Regards Mark
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Information removed as its publication elsewhere was precipitate Apologies to all Moggy

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Aviation and Flying is a truely wonderful and life enhancing thing. It's also bl@@dy heart breaking at times as well.
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Low'n'Slow would receive a reply to his PM if his mailbox was empty! ;):)
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Low'n'Slow would receive a reply to his PM if his mailbox was empty! ;):)
Thanks Newforest. Duly emptied....