AAIB investigation to Rotorsport UK MT-03, G-MEPU

Pilot incapacitation, Turweston Aerodrome, Buckinghamshire, 28 July 2016.

Summary:

The gyroplane was seen to depart from controlled flight as it performed a go-around manoeuvre at Turweston Aerodrome. The accident occurred in benign conditions and no evidence of pre-existing failures or defects was found. A post-mortem examination showed that the pilot had been suffering from a serious and undiagnosed cardiac condition which could have incapacitated him and led to the accident.

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Rotorsport UK MT-03, G-MEPU 03-17

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