AAIB investigation to Ikarus C42 FB80, G-CEDR

Loss of control during takeoff, Newtownards Airport, Northern Ireland, 7 April 2015.


The aircraft suffered an uncommanded loss of engine rpm shortly after takeoff. The aircraft struck the ground in a steep nose-down attitude seriously injuring the pilot and the passenger.

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Ikarus C42 FB80, G-CEDR 04-16

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