Thruster TST Mk 1, G-MVIU
Just after lift-off, the pilot perceived that the aircraft was not climbing as expected due to a suspected lack of engine thrust. He abandoned the takeoff but after touchdown, the aircraft deviated to the side of the runway causing significant damage. Calculations performed after the accident confirmed that the aircraft was above its maximum takeoff weight by approximately 13 kg.
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