Accident Kolb Twinstar Mk III (Modified) G-MYPC, Thursday 21 August 2014
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Date:Thursday 21 August 2014
Time:18:50 LT
Type:Kolb Twinstar Mk III (Modified)
Registration: G-MYPC
MSN: PFA 205-1243
Year of manufacture:1994
Engine model:Rotax 582
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Shifnal Airfield, Shaw Lane, Shifnal, Shropshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Shifnal Airfield, Shropshire
Destination airport:Shifnal Airfield, Shropshire
Investigating agency: AAIB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 21.08.2014: Whilst flying at circuit height, the pilot experienced severe vibration, probably from the engine/propeller. He performed a forced landing in a field but overran into a hedge, causing extensive damage. It is possible that damage to the propeller may have been responsible for the vibration

G-MYPC sustained damage to the fuselage pod and boom, wings, landing gear and propeller. All of which were enough to withdraw the aircraft from use, and the registration G-MYPC was cancelled by the CAA on 30.09.2014 as "destroyed"

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Report number: EW/G2014/08/17
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report



Revision history:

16-Jan-2015 14:13 Dr. John Smith Added
16-Jan-2015 14:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Destination airport]
21-May-2015 02:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator]
20-Aug-2015 22:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location]

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