Monnett Moni, G-INOW
Shortly after lifting off the runway, the engine lost power such that the aircraft was unable to gain height. The pilot turned the aircraft to the left in order to avoid obstacles ahead but, as the engine continued to lose power, the aircraft lost altitude and eventually stalled into marshy ground from a height of around 6 ft. No definitive explanation for the engine power loss was found, although accumulations of miscellaneous debris in the fuel system may have restricted the fuel flow at takeoff power.
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Published 10 December 2014