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Air Accidents Investigation Branch report

Rotorsport UK MTOSport, G-LZED, 27 June 2011

Rotorsport UK MTOSport, G-LZED

Summary:

The pilot selected a field for takeoff which was shorter than that required. There was no evidence of any fault with the gyroplane, which struck a wall shortly after becoming airborne, before crashing. The gyroplane was extensively damaged but neither occupant was injured. A number of similar accidents have highlighted the need to enhance pilot understanding of gyroplane performance.

Two Safety Recommendations are made.

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Rotorsport UK MTOSport G-LZED 02-12.pdf (526.73 kb)

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