AAIB investigation to Guimbal Cabri G2, G-CILU

Main rotors struck the ground, Cotswold (Kemble) Airport, Gloucestershire, 29 June 2016.


The student pilot was flying a downwind ‘quick-stop’ manoeuvre as part of a dual training flight. The helicopter lost height suddenly during the turning manoeuvre and the instructor was unable to prevent the main rotor blades from striking the ground.

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Guimbal Cabri G2, G-CILU 09-16

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