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

Loss of climb performance on takeoff, near Carrickmore Airfield, Co. Tyrone, 7 May 2017.

Summary:

The gyroplane was departing from Runway 26 at Carrickmore Airfield. After lifting off, the pilot lowered the nose attitude to accelerate and then, as the end of the runway approached, the gyroplane started to sink. It descended into trees in a ravine beyond the end of the runway.

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Rotorsport UK MT-03, G-TELC 10-17

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Published 12 October 2017