AAIB investigation to DHC-1 Chipmunk 22, G-ULAS and EV-97 Eurostar Sl Microlight, G-CIDZ

Ground collision, Wycombe Air Park, Buckinghamshire, 17 July 2014.

Summary:

The two aircraft were preparing for takeoff from hard Runway 06. The Eurostar aircraft, G-CIDZ, was stationary at the holding point when the instructor became aware of the Chipmunk aircraft, G-ULAS, in close proximity. Believing a collision was imminent, the instructor taxied his aircraft forward, at which time the aircraft’s right horizontal tailplane and elevator passed through the Chipmunk’s propeller disc.

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DHC-1 G-ULAS and EV-97 Eurostar Sl G-CIDZ 09-14.pdf (134.16 kb)

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