AAIB investigation to Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub, G-OOMF
- Air Accidents Investigation Branch
- 10 December 2014
- Date of occurrence:
- 2 June 2014
- Aircraft category:
- General aviation - fixed wing
- Report type:
- Bulletin - Correspondence investigation
- Aircraft type:
- Piper PA-18-150
- Near Wellesbourne Mountford Airfield, Warwickshire
Damaged during forced landing, near Wellesbourne Mountford Airfield, 2 June 2014.
While flying the base leg in the circuit, the student inadvertently set the mixture control to lean which resulted in a loss of engine power. As a result of this action the aircraft was forced to land in a field of standing crop during which it tipped onto its back.
Published: 10 December 2014
Date of occurrence: 2 June 2014