MW7, G-BREE, 21 February 2009



The aircraft’s engine suffered a loss of power in flight. During the subsequent forced landing the right main landing gear sheared off and the aircraft rolled inverted, sustaining extensive damage. The pilot escaped with minor injuries and there was no fire. It transpired that the power loss was caused by one of the spark plugs becoming unscrewed from the engine’s front cylinder.

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Published 10 December 2014