EV-97 TeamEurostar UK, G-CFVI, 3 April 2010
EV-97 TeamEurostar UK, G-CFVI
The student pilot was attempting a takeoff from Runway 28. The forecast wind was 190° at 8 kt, the pilot reported that the actual wind speed was higher. During the takeoff roll the aircraft veered left and pilot applied corrective right rudder but without effect. The aircraft departed the runway and was headed towards a fence. The pilot reduced power to abort the takeoff; however, the aircraft continued and struck the fence before coming to rest. The pilot was uninjured and exited the aircraft without difficultly. He assessed the cause of the accident as an incorrect use of controls in a crosswind.
EV-97 TeamEurostar UK, G-CFVI 09-10.pdf (247.35 kb)
Published: 10 December 2014
Date of occurrence: 3 April 2010