AAIB investigation to Morane Saulnier MS.315E D2, G-BZNK

Forced landing following loss of power, near Sidmouth, Devon, 5 May 2018.


The aircraft made a successful forced landing on a beach following a loss of engine power. A spring in the fuel primer operating system had become disconnected, causing the primer to continue operating and resulting in the available fuel being consumed faster than expected.

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Morane Saulnier MS.315E D2, G-BZNK 09-18

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Published 13 September 2018