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Aircraft in Power Lines Collision in Staffordshire

Light aircraft collision


Three people died when a light aircraft crashed into overhead power lines on the West Coast Main Line.

The single engine propeller aircraft came down after hitting power lines above the track near Colwich Junction, between Rugeley and Stafford, above the West Coast Mainline shortly before midday on 2nd January 2009. The pilot and his two passengers were killed.

All rail services on the West Coast Mainline between Rugby and Stafford were suspended. The Air Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) is taking the lead in the case and has been examining the scene.

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