AAIB investigation to Europa Trigear, G-BXGG

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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Europa Trigear, G-BXGG 03-16

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Published 10 March 2016