AAIB investigation to SD-1 Minisport, G-CIMA
Takeoff performance issue, Meldreth Valley Farm, Cambridgeshire, 24 May 2015
Whilst attempting to take off from his home strip, the pilot, who owned the aircraft, became aware that the aircraft was not gaining height. He was therefore forced to attempt a landing straight ahead, in a tall crop. The pilot considered that the aircraft had marginal takeoff performance from the strip.
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Published: 10 September 2015
Date of occurrence: 24 May 2015