AAIB investigation to Europa, G-TAGR
- Air Accidents Investigation Branch
- 8 October 2015
- Date of occurrence:
- 19 April 2014
- Aircraft category:
- General aviation - fixed wing
- Report type:
- Bulletin - Correspondence investigation
- Aircraft type:
- About 1 nm north of Branscombe Airfield, Devon
Forced landing following engine stoppage, about 1 nm north of Branscombe Airfield, Devon, 19 April 2014.
The aircraft’s engine began misfiring during flight. The pilot made two attempts to land at a nearby airstrip but on each occasion the aircraft was high and had to go around. After the second go-around, the engine stopped and the pilot made a forced landing in a ploughed field. The nose wheel dug into the surface, causing damage to the aircraft.
Europa G-TAGR 08-14.pdf (158.73 kb)
Published: 8 October 2015
Date of occurrence: 19 April 2014