AAIB investigation to Rans S5 Coyote, G-MZGD

Mishandled takeoff from Welshpool Airport, Powys, on 13 March 2016


The pilot was conducting an impromptu investigation of the aircraft’s minimum unstick speed. However, as he abandoned the takeoff, he was unable to prevent a turn to the right and the aircraft landed heavily in a ploughed field to the right of the runway.

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Rans S5 Coyote, G-MZGD 08-16

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Published 11 August 2016