On July 24, 2011, about 1528 coordinated universal time (UTC), a Robinson R44 II helicopter, United Kingdom registration G-ROTG, was substantially damaged during an in-flight collision with terrain in Cornwall, United Kingdom. The pilot sustained fatal injuries. Instrument meteorological conditions reportedly existed in the vicinity of the accident site. The exact flight itinerary has not been established at this time.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of the United Kingdom. Any further information may be obtained from:

Air Accidents Investigation Branch
Berkshire Copse Road
GU11 2HH
United Kingdom
Web site: http://www.aaib.gov.uk

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

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