Came to rest inverted following a forced landing after the engine failed, Near Netherthorpe Airfield, Yorkshire, 6 May 2017
The pilot reported that the engine failed without warning as he was turning crosswind after takeoff. He declared a MAYDAY and had no option other than to attempt a forced landing in a field of rape seed. The aircraft came to rest upside down but the pilot was uninjured and able to exit using the door.
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Published: 13 July 2017
Date of occurrence: 6 May 2017