Air Accidents Investigation Branch report

Jodel D18, G-BWVV, 26 June 2011

Jodel D18, G-BWVV


The pilot was returning to land at his home airfield because of a rough running engine. He was poorly positioned for his first approach so he went around and flew a circuit at low level. While attempting to line up on final approach the aircraft stalled and spun into the ground. The pilot was injured but was able to evacuate the aircraft unassisted. He had little experience on type and it is probable that he mistakenly operated the choke instead of the carburettor heat causing the fuel /air mixture to become too rich.

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