AAIB investigation to HAPI Cygnet SF-2A, G-BWFN
- Air Accidents Investigation Branch
- 16 December 2014
- Date of occurrence:
- 3 July 2014
- Aircraft category:
- General aviation - fixed wing
- Report type:
- Bulletin - Correspondence investigation
- Aircraft type:
- HAPI Cygnet SF-2A
- Near Blithfield Reservoir, Staffordshire
Forced landing following loss of engine power, near Blithfield Reservoir, Staffordshire, 3 July 2014.
During the initial climb, following a takeoff from Runway 23, the aircraft’s engine lost power. The pilot carried out a forced landing into a field but the ground conditions were rough and the aircraft’s landing gear collapsed on touchdown. The two occupants both suffered some minor injuries but were able to vacate the aircraft unassisted.
Published: 16 December 2014
Date of occurrence: 3 July 2014