On June 29, 2006, at 1237 universal coordinated time, a Piper PA-23-250, G-BBEY, was destroyed when it impacted terrain near Thirkleby, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom. The pilot, who was the sole occupant, was fatally injured.

According to the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB), the flight had departed Bagby, North Yorkshire and was destined for Gamston, Nottinghamshire.

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

Department of Transport
Air Accidents Investigation Branch
Berkshire Copse Road
Hants GU11 2HH
United Kingdom

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

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