AAIB investigation to Aircreation Flexwing BioniX Tanarg 912ES, SP-MTKI

Loss of control in turbulent air, Popham Airfield, Hampshire, 23 August 2016

Summary:

The pilot was landing on Runway 21 at Popham Airfield with the wind from his left. The pilot reported that it was a very hot day and, with a height above ground of less than a metre, he experienced violent air movement which rotated the aircraft to the right. After loss of directional control the aircraft landed sideways and rolled over. The pilot was unharmed but the aircraft sustained wing and propeller damage.

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Aircreation Flexwing BioniX Tanarg 912ES, SP-MTKI 06-17

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Published 9 June 2017