Europa, G-FLRT, 12 November 2005

Europa, G-FLRT


Whilst conducting a short test flight, following engine ground runs to investigate rough running on the previous flight, the engine lost power shortly after takeoff. During the enforced landing, the aircraft skidded into a dry stone wall and was seriously damaged. Examination of the aircraft some weeks after the accident revealed the presence of water in the fuel system.

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Published 10 December 2014