AAIB investigation to Rans S5 Coyote, G-MZGD

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

Summary:

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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