- Air Accidents Investigation Branch
- 8 December 2016
- Date of occurrence:
- 6 August 2016
- Aircraft category:
- General aviation - rotorcraft
- Report type:
- Bulletin - Correspondence investigation
- Aircraft type:
- Rotorway Executive 90
- Landmead Farm Airfield, Oxfordshire
Heavy landing, Landmead Farm Airfield, Oxfordshire, 6 August 2016.
The helicopter was damaged when landing heavily after the pilot discontinued its takeoff. It had not achieved the required takeoff performance, possibly due to a combination of high ambient temperature, fuel vapour-locking and operational technique.
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Published: 8 December 2016
Date of occurrence: 6 August 2016