Final Report: Accident BRM Land Africa, (EI-EOH) Near Ballina, Co. Mayo, 4 May 2018 Report - 2019-002


The microlight aircraft departed Lough Conn airfield, Co. Mayo at 16.33 hrs for a local flight  towards Tobercurry, Co. Sligo. When the aircraft was returning, and was approximately  4.5 NM from Lough Conn airfield, it was observed entering a left-hand descending turn. The  aircraft impacted terrain, in a near vertical, nose-down attitude. The aircraft was destroyed, and the Pilot, who was the sole occupant, was fatally injured. There was no fire.

Occurrence Date: 
Friday, 4 May, 2018
Report Date: 
Friday, 22 February, 2019