AAIB investigation to Ikarus C42, G-FLYM

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

Summary:

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