AAIB investigation to Rans S6-116 Coyote II, G-BUOK

Stall immediately after takeoff in tailwind conditions, Bagby (Thirsk) Airfield, Yorkshire, 20 June 2017.


The aircraft had just taken off from Runway 24 at Bagby and was at a height of approximately 20 ft when the left wing dropped, the aircraft turned to the left, descended and hit the ground. The pilot was uninjured but the aircraft sustained significant damage. The pilot considered the accident was caused by insufficient airspeed coupled with a tailwind component leading to a left wing stall.

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Rans S6-116 Coyote II, G-BUOK 09-17

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Published 14 September 2017