Oops at Old Sarum / Earls Colne, Saturday.

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G-DEWE failed to land correctly on Saturday. Pilot and passenger uninjured. :) http://www.salisburyjournal.co.uk/news/10339905.Plane_crash_at_Old_Sarum/
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What a wonderful term 'Failed to land correctly'. :) Glad both are OK by the way.
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The goings-on at Earls Colne this weekend sounded even more alarming. By all accounts somebody left the runway on their second landing attempt and collected a couple of parked aircraft. Moggy
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What a wonderful term 'Failed to land correctly'. :) Glad both are OK by the way.
Comes from me initially writing 'failed to take off' and then having to correct it. Does sound poetic doesn't it! :diablo:
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Ouch! Could have been a whole lot worse, though, couldn't it? Adrian
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You mean they could have been nice aircraft? Moggy ;)
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Oooh, saucer of milk for MoggyC!:p Actually I meant that a low wing monoplane hitting a high wing monoplane is probably not a bad recipe for wingtips and the like missing vital bits like occupants (though anyone in the Cessna at the time might have had their hairstyle, and underpants colour, changed)... ...but I take your point! Adrian
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I was only teasing anyway. Those two types are the workhorses of the aviation world and have worked with many a harassed student to help him through those 40-45 hours of doubt and uncertainty. I was pleased enough to punt one (Warrior 160) all around Northern France shortly after I had qualified. They may not be the most exciting flight in the world, but (generally) they don't bite - which makes you wonder what went wrong here. Moggy
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Not pretty and as mentioned - could have been much worse... Anyone else notice the irony of one aircraft is G-AVEC which is French for "with"??
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Reported over on FLYER to be a Wellesbourne-based Warrior and the two pictured were innocent bystanders (so to speak) Moggy

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Not pretty and as mentioned - could have been much worse... Anyone else notice the irony of one aircraft is G-AVEC which is French for "with"??
Would have been even more ironic if it had gone into the line of aircraft a couple of spaces away, where I gather G-BUMP was parked! Wicked Willip :dev2:
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That registration really is tempting providence Moggy