Pegasus Quantum 15-912, G-BZMI
The bracket which secures the front strut to the monopole had been orientated upside down; it subsequently failed in flight, causing the monopole to bend rearwards at the overcentre catch location. The pilot made a successful precautionary landing in a field.
Pegasus Quantum 15-912, G-BZMI 04-09.pdf (413.49 kb)
Date of occurrence: 13 September 2008