SZD-48-1 Jantar Sandard 2, G-CFHV
During the early phase of a winch launch, the glider stalled, entered an autorotation and impacted the ground. The investigation found no evidence of any pre-existing mechanical defects with the glider and concluded that the pilot, who was fatally injured, probably applied a greater pitch control input than was appropriate during the launch.
SZD-48-1 Jantar Sandard 2, G-CFHV 12-09.pdf (493.34 kb)
Published 10 December 2014