AAIB investigation to Europa, G-BZTH

Oil leak led to engine failure and forced landing in a field, Near Parsons Barn, Long Compton, Warwickshire, 4 August 2017.

Summary:

While on a cross-country flight the engine failed due to an oil leak and the pilot made a forced landing in a field. There were ridges in the field that were not visible from the air and the aircraft was severely damaged when it hit one of these ridges.

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Europa, G-BZTH 11-17

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Published 9 November 2017