- Air Accidents Investigation Branch
- 13 April 2017
- Date of occurrence:
- 5 January 2017
- Aircraft category:
- Sport aviation and balloons
- Report type:
- Bulletin - Correspondence investigation
- Aircraft type:
- Pegasus Quik
- Athey's Moor (Longframlington) Airfield, Northumberland
Departed runway and overturned while attempting to take off, Athey's Moor (Longframlington) Airfield, Northumberland, 5 January 2017.
During takeoff the pilot lost directional control and the aircraft overturned when it departed the runway into an area with long grass. It is possible the pilot inadvertently applied the wheelbrakes while trying to use the foot pedals to steer the aircraft.
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Published: 13 April 2017
Date of occurrence: 5 January 2017