AAIB investigation to Jodel D119, G-AXFN

Came to rest inverted following a forced landing after the engine failed, Near Netherthorpe Airfield, Yorkshire, 6 May 2017

Summary:

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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Jodel D119, G-AXFN 07-17

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Published 13 July 2017