AAIB investigation to Ikarus C42, G-FLYM

Landed in trees due to deteriorating weather, near Castlewellan, Co Down, 29 May 2017.


On the return leg to the airfield the pilot was caught out by rising terrain and a lowering cloudbase. He could not see a field in which to carry out an emergency landing so he landed in the tops of trees.

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Ikarus C42, G-FLYM 01-18

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Published 11 January 2018