Final Report: Accident involving a Citabria,7ECA, registration (EI-ANT) at Trim airfield, Co. Meath 13 June 2021. Report No 2021-012

Having completed two circuits to Runway 28 at Trim Airfield Co. Meath, the aircraft was on the ground roll phase prior to a planned third circuit. At approximately 35 – 40 miles per hour (mph), power was applied to accelerate the aircraft. The aircraft swung to the left, departed the side of the runway and continued through a barbed wire fence before coming to rest in an adjacent field. The aircraft was destroyed. The two occupants exited the aircraft unaided. There was no fire.
Occurrence Date: 
Sunday, 13 June, 2021
Report Date: 
Tuesday, 21 December, 2021