- Air Accidents Investigation Branch
- 8 September 2016
- Date of occurrence:
- 29 June 2016
- Aircraft category:
- General aviation - rotorcraft
- Report type:
- Bulletin - Correspondence investigation
- Aircraft type:
- Guimbal Cabri G2
- Cotswold (Kemble) Airport, Gloucestershire
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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Published: 8 September 2016
Date of occurrence: 29 June 2016