Accident AutoGyro MT 03 MTOSport ZU-EIC, Thursday 27 December 2007
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Date:Thursday 27 December 2007
Type:Silhouette image of generic MT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
AutoGyro MT 03 MTOSport
Registration: ZU-EIC
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage:
Location:Mossel Bay Aerodrome on runway 09 -   South Africa
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: CAA S.A.
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
On 27 December 2007, the pilot accompanied by one passenger were on a pleasure flight under visual flight rules (VFR), bound for Mossel Bay aerodrome. The aircraft landed hard on Runway 09 at Mossel Bay aerodrome, the aircraft main rotor blade made contact with the ground and the aircraft rolled over to the left. The aircraft fuel tank ruptured and the aircraft caught fire. Both occupants were injured during the accident sequence. Probable Cause Hard landing resulting on the main rotor to making contact with the runway surface.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CAA S.A.
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report



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