Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk, G-TOMS, 26 November 2010

Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk, G-TOMS


The pilot became lost in a snow storm and descended to establish VMC. He noticed that he was set to collide with terrain and opened the throttle to regain a safe altitude. There was no response from the engine and the aircraft made a heavy landing, which caused it to pitch over onto its canopy.

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Published 10 December 2014