NTSB Identification: NYC05WA015.
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Accident occurred Thursday, November 11, 2004 in Bishopton, United Kingdom
Aircraft: Robinson R-22B, registration:
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On November 11, 2004, at 1537 coordinated universal time, a Robinson R-22B, G-TGRR, was destroyed when it impacted the ground in Bishopton, United Kingdom. The pilot was fatally injured. The flight departed Shobdon and was destined for Wellesbourne, United Kingdom.

According to the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB), a witness observed the helicopter in an uncontrolled descent, followed by an impact with the ground and subsequent explosion.

This investigation is under jurisdiction of the AAIB. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Air Accidents Investigation Branch
Berkshire Copse Road
Aldershot
Hampshire GU11 2HH

This report is for informational purposes and contains only information released by the Government of the United Kingdom.

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