Jabiru UL, G-VILA, 8 December 2012
Jabiru UL, G-VILA
The aircraft departed from a grass airstrip for a local flight. Although the weather at the time of departure was fine, the forecast included substantial areas of low cloud and fog. Following an extended period of flying, in poor weather and at times below 300 ft agl, the aircraft crashed while manoeuvring in the vicinity of Elmsett Airfield. The pilot suffered fatal injuries in the impact and there was a severe post-crash fire.
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Published: 10 December 2014
Date of occurrence: 8 December 2012