Accident Rotorsport UK Calidus G-GRYN, Monday 18 September 2023
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Date:Monday 18 September 2023
Type:Silhouette image of generic CDUS model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Rotorsport UK Calidus
Registration: G-GRYN
Year of manufacture:2010
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Kiltinney Airfield, County Londonderry -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Kiltinney Airfield, County Londonderry
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Rotorsport UK Calidus G-GRYN was substantially damaged when it toppled over during a runway excursion at Kiltinney Airfield, County Londonderry.
During takeoff from a narrow runway with a crosswind the aircraft departed the runway. The pilot aborted the takeoff, the right mainwheel settled in boggy ground and the aircraft toppled over onto its right side.

Rotorsport UK Calidus G-GRYN was built in 2010, and was with its fifth owner "from new" at the time of the above incident.


1. AAIB Correspondence-only Report dated 14.12.2023:
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History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

3 July 2017 G-GRYN Private 0 Turweston Aerodrome, Biddlesden Road, Brackley, Buckinghamshire sub


Revision history:

15-Dec-2023 09:46 Dr. John Smith Added
15-Dec-2023 09:47 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Narrative]

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