Isaacs Fury II, G-BZAS
The pilot lost control of the aircraft during landing and it departed the runway, coming to rest inverted. He was uninjured and was able to vacate the aircraft unaided. The pilot, who is experienced on other tailwheel aircraft, commented that the varying wind direction and his unfamiliarity with this aircraft type were contributory factors. Although he usually wore a helmet, he did not on this occasion, as the microphone on his helmet was unserviceable. He considered himself fortunate to have escaped injury and he intends to wear a helmet in future whenever flying in open cockpit aircraft.
Isaacs Fury II, G-BZAS 12-09.pdf (212.44 kb)
Date of occurrence: 11 August 2009