Ikarus C42 FB UK, G-IAJS, 30 August 2005

Ikarus C42 FB UK, G-IAJS


The aircraft had completed its first three flights without incident with a PFA check pilot. During a subsequent high speed taxi run made by the owner the aircraft became airborne, so he elected to take off and fly a circuit. On touchdown, the aircraft yawed to the left and the pilot decided to go-around. However, the engine speed decayed, probably due to carburettor icing, and the aircraft stalled from a height of around 50 ft.

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Published 10 December 2014