Rotorsport UK Calidus, G-ETOJ, 29 September 2012
- Air Accidents Investigation Branch
- 10 December 2014
- Date of occurrence:
- 29 September 2012
- Aircraft category:
- Sport aviation and balloons
- Report type:
- Bulletin - Correspondence investigation
- Aircraft type:
- Rotorsport UK Calidus
- Shoreham Airport, West Sussex
Rotorsport UK Calidus, G-ETOJ
The pilot heard a bang and the gyrocopter rolled to the left on lift-off from the runway. It is thought that the pilot over-rotated and the main rotor blades struck the ground.
Rotorsport UK Calidus G-ETOJ 01-13.pdf (200.65 kb)
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Published: 10 December 2014
Date of occurrence: 29 September 2012