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NTSB Identification: WAS02WA031
Accident occurred Monday, April 01, 2002 in Newport, United Kingdom
Aircraft: Piper PA-38-112, registration:
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On April 1, 2002, at 1010 universal coordinated time (UTC), a Piper PA-38-112 single-engine airplane, British registration G-CWFC, was destroyed upon impact with an electrical pylon while maneuvering near Newport, South Wales, in the United Kingdom. The pilot and his passenger were fatally injured. The airplane was owned and operated by the Cardiff Wales Flying Club. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the personal 55-mile cross country flight for which a flight plan was filed. The flight originated from the Cardiff Airport (EGFF) at 1000 UTC, with Shobdon (EGBS) at its intended destination.