20-Jun-22 G-CJEK Guimbal G2 Burton in Lonsdale, UK (2F)

Helicopter accident near Burton in Lonsdale, details TBC.  North Yorkshire Police confirmed two fatalities.  Another report suggests accident occurred during approach/landing, and the presence of a scorched tree in this report indicates a fire occurred, but not whether it was cause or effect.

Pilot/owner (named here as Ian Macdonald) had owned the helicopter from new in 2016 and was familiar with the location.  Passenger is quoted as a German national.

Date:
20 June, 2022
Reg:
G-CJEK
Make:
Guimbal
Model:
G2
MSN:
1151
Location:
Burton in Lonsdale, Yorkshrie
Country:
UK
Civil / Military:
Civil
Fatalities:
2
Operator:
Private
Link:
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10934509/Helicopter-crashes-near-Yorkshire-Dales-village.html
Link:
https://www.northyorkshire.police.uk/news/north-yorkshire/news/news/2022/06-june/incident-near-burton-in-lonsdale/
Link:
vhttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10937447/Heartbroken-family-pay-tribute-helicopter-pilot-66-killed-passenger-Yorkshire-Dales.html

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