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Cardiff City Footballer Feared Missing after aircraft disappeared near Channel Island

Old 26th Apr 2019, 18:34
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Originally Posted by Echo Romeo View Post
Blimey this is still running. Who's Henderson?
BACA has referred to this incident as a " watershed moment ". I agree with them. I hope it does indeed prove to be precisely that.
For that reason I also hope that the monitors of PPRuNe do allow it to remain active. At least such time when we may all come to the knowledge that, at least the heavy price paid by the tragic loss of lives may have been of some future benefit to others. Perhaps, then, we may also get to know who Henderson is.

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Old 26th Apr 2019, 20:58
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Whatever the rights and wrongs of this tragedy: who can not shed tears for what has befallen the Sala family?
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Old 27th Apr 2019, 19:10
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Originally Posted by Jonzarno View Post
Whatever the rights and wrongs of this tragedy: who can not shed tears for what has befallen the Sala family?
A man cries from within, and those with kind hearts are easily overwhelmed by a torrent of tears. Such a man must have been Sala`s father.
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Old 29th Apr 2019, 21:07
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Originally Posted by Echo Romeo View Post
Blimey this is still running. Who's Henderson?
David Hendeson was involved in importing and to a degree operating the Piper Malibu that was flown by Dereck Ibbotson on the night of the tragic accident.

See here


Pilots across the world risk their lives in the lucrative but high-stakes ferry flying industry.

These are men and some women who deliver small planes across oceans and continents; distances these aircraft were not designed to fly.

Pilot Dave Henderson has made almost a hundred transatlantic crossings in light aircraft, sometimes in extreme conditions.

BBC News went to meet Mr Henderson at Retford Gamston Airport and got a rare insight into the largely hidden world of ferry flying.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/magazi...-a-ferry-pilot


Originally Posted by Jonzarno View Post
Whatever the rights and wrongs of this tragedy: who can not shed tears for what has befallen the Sala family?
A terrible tragedy Jon.

Thank you for posting a brief insight in to what is a family period of ongoing grief.
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Old 1st May 2019, 16:09
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Originally Posted by Mike Flynn View Post


David Hendeson was involved in importing and to a degree operating the Piper Malibu that was flown by Dereck Ibbotson on the night of the tragic accident.

See here




https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/magazi...-a-ferry-pilot




A terrible tragedy Jon.

Thank you for posting a brief insight in to what is a family period of ongoing grief.
when was that BBC report recorded ?
i couldn’t find a copyright date, sorry
thanks
be lucky
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Old 1st May 2019, 17:14
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David,

12 Oct 2015 shows up when I go to that link.

Ironically the photo shows him standing in front of N264DB.
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Old 1st May 2019, 18:22
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Some most disturbing news from the Evening Standard

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crim...-a4129691.html

Sickening is the word that comes to mind.
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Old 2nd May 2019, 18:43
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I here there's a new N- PC 12 about to join the racket.
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Old 3rd May 2019, 20:51
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Originally Posted by India Four Two View Post
David,

12 Oct 2015 shows up when I go to that link.

Ironically the photo shows him standing in front of N264DB.
Even more ironic watching the video, where he shows the aircraft inside, and talks about issues with icing, and what to do.
Descend into warmer air.
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Old 12th May 2019, 08:42
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Not exactly related, and more of an admin cock-up, but ...

https://jerseyeveningpost.com/news/2...nce-for-pilot/

Paul Holroyd (67) of Le Vieux Beaumont, St Peter, appeared in Oxford Crown Court for sentence earlier this month after he admitted not having all of the correct certifications in place.
The Islander was co-piloting a US-registered Dassault Falcon 2000EX EASy private jet – worth up to $30million – between 14 May and 27 October 2017 when he committed the offence.
Now, the Civil Aviation Authority, which prosecuted Holroyd, said that although he held a licence to fly commercially, his ‘type-rating’ – needed to fly a particular model of plane – had not been kept up to date.
A spokesman for the CAA said: ‘We are determined to take action whenever necessary to protect members of the public, including prosecuting pilots who lack the appropriate qualifications to carry out flights.
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Old 12th May 2019, 17:15
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Originally Posted by MPN11 View Post
Not exactly related, and more of an admin cock-up, but ...

https://jerseyeveningpost.com/news/2...nce-for-pilot/
That`s typical of the CAA, convict a professional pilot nearing the end of an unblemished career, for an admin oversight so as to appear to be doing something about enforcement. Easy meat, lots of records available. But where there are no records, then no action until its too late.
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Old 12th May 2019, 19:57
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Originally Posted by Chronus View Post
That`s typical of the CAA, convict a professional pilot nearing the end of an unblemished career, for an admin oversight so as to appear to be doing something about enforcement. Easy meat, lots of records available. But where there are no records, then no action until its too late.
Does seem like that when you see some of the things we all know are happening and that the CAA don't touch because it's too difficult - prosecuting in the above case does seem disproportionate (unless there is more to it than just overflying an LPC).
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Old 13th May 2019, 14:19
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Front page headline news in today's Jersey Evening Post ...sadly not on-line [yet] so I will try to summarise:

Sala crash prompts illegal air 'taxi' warning
At least six aircraft suspected of being used to operate illegal 'taxi' flights in and out of the Channel Islands are being closely monitored by aviation authorities, the director of civil aviation has revealed.
It goes on to elaborate about the cost-sharing aspects, and 'grey charter', The head of the Channel Islands CAA said "I have been trying to terminate these illegal charters since last year and it has been brought to the fore because of the Emilio Sala incident ... It is something that is prevalent in the Island because we are limited in our air services - it has flourished."

Full article now on-line ....

https://jerseyeveningpost.com/news/2...ing-monitored/
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Old 13th May 2019, 19:06
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Originally Posted by Chronus View Post
That`s typical of the CAA, convict a professional pilot nearing the end of an unblemished career, for an admin oversight so as to appear to be doing something about enforcement. Easy meat, lots of records available. But where there are no records, then no action until its too late.
He flew 64 flights over 5 1/2 months. That is not an admin oversight. He also entered a plea of guilty to forging documents. That is not an admin oversight.

These are exactly the cases that should be prosecuted.
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Old 16th May 2019, 23:42
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He flew 64 flights over 5 1/2 months. That is not an admin oversight. He also entered a plea of guilty to forging documents. That is not an admin oversight.

These are exactly the cases that should be prosecuted.
Hear! Hear!
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Old 17th May 2019, 06:21
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I came back to this thread to report that I just learned yesterday that my Jersey-based client has now ceased all recourse to such flights; now I know why.
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Old 17th May 2019, 06:47
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Operator

Isle-Fly have been operating in and out of Jersey for a long time but lost out to the 'grey market'
lt looks like RVL chose the right time to purchase a new King Air.
New additions to the Isle-Fly fleet
How we all wish that this terrible event had never happened. Real legal alternatives have always been available.
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Old 17th May 2019, 18:42
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Interesting couple of inputs ... thank you both.

I note RVL made much of their probity in that Feb 2018 notification.

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Old 20th May 2019, 05:46
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BBC Wales has an investigation of the affair tonight (Monday 20th May) at 20:30.
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Old 21st May 2019, 18:54
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Hmmm ... who are these people? Looks like flying an approach below minimums and ignoring ATC. Get-Home-itis with a grey charter on board? Looking forward with interest to th outcome.

https://jerseyeveningpost.com/news/2...ying-incident/
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