Pilot escapes Plane crash in Brecon Beacons’ Windy Ridge in Wales

By on Nov 27, 2010 in Current Events, Europe, World Comments
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A twin-seat Piper plane crashed in the Brecon Beacons, near the summit of Pen y Fan at about 1145 GMT, Friday, November 26, 2010, according to international news sites. The aircraft pilot luckily survived the crash as he was able to walk away from the site to seek for help. The aircraft turned upside down, as it crashes at the area of Windy Ridge, while the pilot was brought to the Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr Tydfil for minor treatment.

Wales is currently experiencing from early heavy snowfall. Investigation on the plane crash is underway according to Dyfed-Powys Police. They will submit an incident report to theĀ  Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

Early reports on the investigation showed that the plane is registered to a businessman in Bridgend. The aircraft is reportedly on pleasure flight from Cardiff airport.

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