Pegasus Quantum 15-912, G-BZMI
After rotation, the flex-wing microlight entered a constant gradual right turn, which could not be controlled by the pilot. Eventually the aircraft lost height, the right wingtip hit the ground and the aircraft came to rest in a field. The investigation identified that the battens, received with the wreckage, had been adjusted significantly more than the manufacturer’s published limits permitted.
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Published 10 December 2014