Accident: Stampe SV4A, EI-CJR, Craughwell Co. Galway, 9 August 2009: Report No 2010-006

SYNOPSIS

On climb out, at between 100 ft and 150 ft above the ground, the engine stopped.  The aircraft made a forced landing into an agricultural field adjacent to the airfield.  There were no injuries.  The aircraft suffered substantial damage.  The Investigation found that the accident was probably due to carburettor icing.  The Report makes three safety recommendations.

Occurrence Date: 
Sunday, 9 August, 2009
Report Date: 
Friday, 9 July, 2010