AAIB investigation to Flitzer Z-1S, G-ECVZ

Aircraft struck a ditch during an attempted go-around, Priory Farm, Tibenham, Norfolk, 29 October 2016


Following a normal touchdown the pilot applied “a blast of power and left rudder” to counter a gentle swing to the right. The swing continued and full power was applied to initiate a go-around. The pilot reported that the left main wheel clipped the top of a ditch and the aircraft came to rest inverted. He was uninjured and exited the aircraft without assistance.

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Published 9 March 2017