A student pilot had completed a successful dual circuit check with his instructor and was departing for a planned solo flight. On takeoff the aircraft was seen to climb steeply to a height of 100-300ft agl before the left wing dropped and the aircraft then struck the ground in a steep nose-down attitude. The pilot was fatally injured. It is considered the accident was caused by the aircraft stalling, although a cause for this could not be determined.
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Published 8 November 2018