Europa XS, G-JAPS
During an endurance test flight, the engine started to run rough and pulse between 2,000 rpm and 4,000 rpm. A forced landing in a field was carried out, but the left wing struck the ground during the flare resulting in the aircraft flipping inverted. Despite a thorough examination of the engine and fuel system, the cause of the engine failure was not determined.
G-JAPS-11-05.pdf (172.04 kb)