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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Published: 11 August 2016
Date of occurrence: 13 March 2016