- Air Accidents Investigation Branch
- 10 March 2016
- Date of occurrence:
- 6 September 2015
- Aircraft category:
- General aviation - fixed wing
- Report type:
- Bulletin - Correspondence investigation
- Aircraft type:
- Europa Trigear
- Abbots Bromley Airfield, Staffordshire
Runway excursion during takeoff roll, Abbots Bromley Airfield, 6 September 2015.
During the takeoff roll the aircraft’s pitch trim system commanded full nose-up trim, for reasons that were not determined. The pilot abandoned the takeoff but as the aircraft decelerated it departed the runway to the left, into standing crop, causing damage to the propeller and main landing gear legs.
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Published: 10 March 2016
Date of occurrence: 6 September 2015