- Air Accidents Investigation Branch
- 9 June 2016
- Date of occurrence:
- 2 August 2015
- Aircraft category:
- General aviation - fixed wing
- Report type:
- Bulletin - Correspondence investigation
- Aircraft type:
- Stewart S-51D Mustang
- 2 August 2015 Benwick, Cambridgeshire
Loss of control on takeoff, Benwick, Cambridgeshire, 2 August 2015.
The pilot lost directional control of the aircraft shortly after commencing the takeoff run. The aircraft left the side of the runway and became airborne for a short while before rolling to the left. The left wing tip struck the ground and the aircraft yawed left, coming to rest extensively damaged but in an upright attitude. The pilot sustained minor injuries.
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Published: 9 June 2016
Date of occurrence: 2 August 2015