AAIB investigation to Europa XS, G-JAGY

Damage sustained during a forced landing following engine failure, Compton Verney, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, 4 February 2018.


During a local flight from Wellesbourne Mountford airfield the aircraft’s engine abruptly stopped and could not be restarted, resulting in a forced landing in a field. The aircraft nosed-over during the forced landing, causing damage to the aircraft and minor injuries to the pilot. An inspection of the aircraft after the accident did not establish the cause of the engine failure.

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Published 12 July 2018