The canopy opened when the aircraft lifted off; the pilot landed ahead firmly and the main landing gear detached as a result.
Rutan Long-Ez, G-BNCZ 02-08.pdf (234.26 kb)
Date of occurrence: 1 September 2007
Air Accidents Investigation Branch
General aviation - fixed wing
Bulletin - Correspondence investigation
Turweston Aerodrome, Buckinghamshire
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