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Bradda Head aircraft crash 'deliberate' says report

Thu, 07 Dec 2023

A report into a light aircraft crash on the Isle of Man has been published.

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch said the crash at Bradda Head on July 17th was likely to have been deliberate.

The investigation found no evidence of any technical faults that would have prevented the pilot from manoeuvring to avoid the cliff, and it is likely that the accident was a deliberate act. 
The pilot aged 64 had been suffering from difficulties with sleep for a number of months and with anxiety in the weeks preceding the flight.

Investigators concluded it was likely the accident was a deliberate act.


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