On 29 July 2011 a Piper Tomahawk left City Airport Manchester, UK carrying the pilot and one passenger.  During the initial climb phase the US manufactured aircraft, operated by Ravenair Aircraft Ltd, reportedly got into difficulty and the pilot was seen struggling to maintain control of the plane shortly before it crashed into 2 houses in Salford, Greater Manchester.  The pilot and passengers suffered severe burns and were taken to hospital.

Irwin Mitchell Aviation Law is investigating the cause of this accident.  

If you would like to speak in confidence to an expert regarding this accident, or any other aviation incident you were involved in, please contact a member of the aviation team on 0800 056 4110. The team will be able to advise you on the accident, the relevant law and the parties who may be liable.

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