- Air Accidents Investigation Branch
- 9 July 2015
- Date of occurrence:
- 27 April 2015
- Aircraft category:
- General aviation - fixed wing
- Report type:
- Bulletin - Correspondence investigation
- Aircraft type:
- Rans S10 Sakota
- Approx 2 miles east of Henstridge Airfield, Somerset
Engine failure during descent to land at Henstridge Airfield on 27 April 2015.
The aircraft had commenced a descent to land when the engine started to run erratically and then stopped. During the subsequent forced landing into a field, the aircraft ground looped and suffered damage to its main landing gear. Low fuel levels may have been responsible for the engine failure.
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Published: 9 July 2015
Date of occurrence: 27 April 2015