ACCIDENT: Dominator Ultrawhite Gyroplane, EI-EZY Near Athenry, Co. Galway 23 August 2014: Report 2015-011

The Pilot departed from the garden at his residence for a one hour local flight. This site was where the gyroplane was based. At the end of the flight he made a normal approach to land back in the garden. On final approach at low height, the gyroplane experienced some sink. The Pilot applied power but the gyroplane landed somewhat heavily, the nosewheel leg fractured and the gyroplane toppled over sustaining substantial damage.
The Pilot was uninjured.
Occurrence Date: 
Saturday, 23 August, 2014
Report Date: 
Thursday, 28 May, 2015