Accident: Accident to Pegasus Quantum 15-912, G-BZOD, Near Ballyduggan, Co. Tipperary, 9 August 2011: Report 2013-003

SYNOPSIS

During an exercise entitled “stall as a result of an engine failure after take-off”, the aircraft entered a partial tumble manoeuver which caused the outboard section of the starboard wing spar to fracture. Due to the resulting asymmetry of lift, the aircraft entered an autorotation in yaw. The aircraft spiralled to the ground and impacted heavily. Both occupants suffered serious injuries.

Occurrence Date: 
Tuesday, 9 August, 2011
Report Date: 
Thursday, 21 February, 2013
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