Accident: Socata-Aerospatiale Rallye 983E, EI-BFM, Coonagh Airfield Limerick, 15 May 2000: Report No 2003-019


The aircraft experienced a reduction of power late on the take-off run and the take-off was abandoned. The aircraft overshot the end of the runway and came to rest on a public road. The aircraft suffered extensive damage. There were no injuries. It was determined that carburettor icing was the probable cause of the engine power reduction.


Occurrence Date: 
Monday, 15 May, 2000
Report Date: 
Monday, 22 December, 2003