Pitts S-2B Special, G-IIDY, 7 November 2010

Pitts S-2B Special, G-IIDY


The canopy had not been correctly secured before departure. As the pilot opened the throttle to take off the canopy opened and detached, striking the wing and tail as it fell to the ground. The takeoff was rejected, there were no injuries and the aircraft sustained minor damage.

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Published 10 December 2014