AAIB investigation to Rotorsport UK MTOsport, G-CGPG

Low-level windshear caused gyroplane to veer on landing and rotor struck the ground, Crouch Farm Strip, Swanley, Kent, 27 July 2017.


While landing, the gyroplane veered left and the pilot was unable to prevent the rotor from striking the ground. The pilot’s assessment is that he experienced windshear at low level and this was caused by an adjacent crop.

Download report:

Rotorsport UK MTOsport, G-CGPG 10-17

Download glossary of abbreviations:

Glossary of abbreviations

Published 12 October 2017