Incident: X-AIR 582 (5) Microlight, G-CBFT, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, 4 Aug 2004: Report No 2006-002

SYNOPSIS

The aircraft was at an altitude of 1,200 ft. when the pilot noticed a drop in engine power.  He increased the throttle to full position but the engine did not increase to full R.P.M.  At approximately 1,100 ft the engine stopped completely.  The aircraft made an emergency landing into a field near the shores of Lough Ennel.   

Occurrence Date: 
Thursday, 4 August, 2005
Report Date: 
Tuesday, 28 February, 2006
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