Accident Press Release


 Aircraft accident at Royal Birkdale (11/04/19)

The British Microlight Aircraft Association has learned of a fatal accident involving a paramotor type recreational aircraft.

Recreational flying is a pastime shared by many thousands of pilots in the UK, and millions around the world. Pilots share a passion for flight whatever aircraft type they fly and terrible events such as this reported one touch every one of us.

Although this aircraft was not a microlight all our members will be saddened by the news and on their behalf, we offer our condolences to the family and friends of the pilot.

 Geoff Weighell Chief Executive British Microlight Aircraft Association