SZD-48-1 Jantar Sandard 2, G-CFHV, 31 May 2009

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.

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Published 10 December 2014