AAIB investigation to Vierwerk Aerolite 120, G-OLAS
Stalled on takeoff from Darley Moor Airfield on 13 September 2015.
Whilst taking off from a local airstrip, the pilot encountered difficulty maintaining a steady rate of climb. The aircraft stalled and dropped a wing before striking the ground just off the runway. Unfamiliarity with the class of aircraft and its marginal performance were considered by the pilot to be amongst the factors which caused the accident.
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Published: 10 December 2015
Date of occurrence: 13 September 2015