Luton LA4A Minor, G-ASEB
Shortly after takeoff, at a height of approximately 100 feet, the engine stopped. The pilot carried out a forced landing, and in an attempt to avoid a high hedge, he landed with a high vertical descent rate and low forward speed. The aircraft sustained damage but the pilot was uninjured. The pilot’s post-accident examination of the engine and fuel system did not reveal any faults so the pilot considered that the engine may have suffered from carburettor icing.
Luton LA4A Minor, G-ASEB 02-10.pdf (408.21 kb)
Date of occurrence: 17 September 2009