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AAIB Report, Tekever AR5 Evolution Mk 2, double engine shut down, Kent

AAIB Report, Tekever AR5 Evolution Mk 2, double engine shut down, Kent

In preparation for landing, both engines of a Tekever AR5 Evolution Mk 2 (G-TEKV) shut down unexpectedly. The External Pilot took control and landed it without further incident, 29 December 2020.

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AAIB investigation to Tekever AR5 Evolution Mk 2, G TEKV

AAIB investigation to Tekever AR5 Evolution Mk 2, G TEKV

Forced landing following simultaneous shutdown of both engines, Lydd Airport, Kent, 29 December 2020.

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Independent report: AAIB Record only investigations July  August 2021

Independent report: AAIB Record only investigations July August 2021

This is a list of AAIB Record-only investigations that were reviewed during July and August 2021.

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Independent report: Air accident monthly bulletin October 2021

Independent report: Air accident monthly bulletin October 2021

The AAIB Bulletin is a compilation of AAIB reports and is published on the second Thursday of the month.

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Independent report: Air accident monthly bulletin October 2021

Independent report: Air accident monthly bulletin October 2021

The AAIB Bulletin is a compilation of AAIB reports and is published on the second Thursday of the month.

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AAIB investigation to Quik GTR, G CHWO

AAIB investigation to Quik GTR, G CHWO

Ground collision during simulated engine failure after takeoff, north of Cooling, Kent, 10 June 2021.

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AAIB investigation to Comco Ikarus C42 FB100 C, G CLYP

AAIB investigation to Comco Ikarus C42 FB100 C, G CLYP

Hard landing resulting in collapsed nose leg and propeller damage, Perranporth Airfield, Cornwall, 23 June 2021.

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AAIB investigation to Jodel D120, 	G BKAE

AAIB investigation to Jodel D120, G BKAE

Runway excursion, Shacklewell Airfield, Stamford, 23 June 2021.

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AAIB investigation to GY201 Amateur Built, G BEBR

AAIB investigation to GY201 Amateur Built, G BEBR

Stalled close to the ground during a forced landing, Lower Durston, Somerset, 26 May 2021.

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AAIB investigation to CAP 232, G IITC

AAIB investigation to CAP 232, G IITC

Landing mishap, Wombleton Airfield, North Yorkshire, 12 June 2021.

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Cessna FRA150L, G CIIR, anniversary statement

Cessna FRA150L, G CIIR, anniversary statement

Loss of control after takeoff, Troutbeck Airfield, Cumbria, 11 October 2020

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AAIB Report: Bell 407, Uncontained engine failure and fire, Long Marston, Warwickshire

AAIB Report: Bell 407, Uncontained engine failure and fire, Long Marston, Warwickshire

Following a short flight over the Malvern hills the engine of a Bell 407 (N120HH) failed. The pilot executed an autorotation landing in a field after which the pilot and passenger were able to exit the helicopter without injury. The helicopter was destroyed by fire, 24 June 2020.

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AAIB Report: Cirrus SR22, Ballistic recovery system deployed after engine failure, Calshot Spit, Hampshire

AAIB Report: Cirrus SR22, Ballistic recovery system deployed after engine failure, Calshot Spit, Hampshire

Passing 1,400 ft in a descent towards an airfield the engine of a Cirrus SR22 (G-CTAM) started to run roughly and subsequently lost power. The pilot turned the aircraft parallel to the shore and deployed the aircraftís Ballistic Parachute Recovery System. The parachute descent was successful and both occupants escaped from the aircraft uninjured, 31 May 2020.

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AAIB investigation to Bell 407,	N120HH

AAIB investigation to Bell 407, N120HH

Bell 407 (N120HH), Engine failure and autorotation, Long Marston, Warwick-shire, 24 June 2020.

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AAIB investigation to Cirrus SR22, G CTAM

AAIB investigation to Cirrus SR22, G CTAM

Loss of power, deployed Ballistic Parachute Recovery System and landed in sea, Calshot Spit, Hampshire, 31 May 2020.

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Accident involving a light aircraft at Teesside International Airport   25 September 2021

Accident involving a light aircraft at Teesside International Airport 25 September 2021

The AAIB have sent a team to investigate an accident involving a light aircraft that occurred at Teesside International Airport on the 25th September 2021.

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Corporate report: AAIB Current field investigations

Corporate report: AAIB Current field investigations

Accidents and incidents under investigation by AAIB listed by date, giving a description and status of investigation

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Corporate report: AAIB Current field investigations

Corporate report: AAIB Current field investigations

Accidents and incidents under investigation by AAIB listed by date, giving a description and status of investigation

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AAIB Report: Hawker Sea Fury T MK.20, forced landing following engine failure, near Button End, Cambridgeshire

AAIB Report: Hawker Sea Fury T MK.20, forced landing following engine failure, near Button End, Cambridgeshire

The engine oil temperature rose and the oil pressure started to fluctuate. The engine then seized, forcing the pilot to make a landing in a field near Button End, Cambridgeshire, 4 August 2020

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AAIB Report: BN2T 4S Islander, double engine failure, City of Derry Airport, Eglinton

AAIB Report: BN2T 4S Islander, double engine failure, City of Derry Airport, Eglinton

The aircraft suffered a double engine failure, likely due to intake icing and after an initial glide descent both engines were successfully restarted, 12 November 2020.

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AAIB investigation to Hawker Sea Fury T MK.20, G INVN

AAIB investigation to Hawker Sea Fury T MK.20, G INVN

Hawker Sea Fury T MK.20 (G-INVN), Engine bearing failure and forced landing, Harston, Cambridgeshire, 04 August 2020

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AAIB investigation to BN2T 4S Islander, G CGTC

AAIB investigation to BN2T 4S Islander, G CGTC

BN2T-4S Islander (G-CGTC), Dual engine failure, City of Derry Airport, Eglinton, Londonderry, 12 November 2020

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Accident involving a light aircraft in Ashford, Kent 10 September 2021

Accident involving a light aircraft in Ashford, Kent   10 September 2021

The AAIB have sent a team to investigate an accident involving a light aircraft that occurred in Ashford, Kent on the 10th September 2021.

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Independent report: AAIB Record only UAS investigations reviewed: June July 2021

Independent report: AAIB Record only UAS investigations reviewed: June   July 2021

This is a list of AAIB Record-only UAS investigations that were reviewed during June and July 2021.

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Independent report: Air accident monthly bulletin September 2021

Independent report: Air accident monthly bulletin September 2021

The AAIB Bulletin is a compilation of AAIB reports and is published on the second Thursday of the month.

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AAIB investigation to Head AX8 88B hot air balloon, G TIMX

AAIB investigation to Head AX8 88B hot air balloon, G TIMX

Passenger suffered serious injury on landing, Welton, Daventry, Northamptonshire, 20 April 2021.

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AAIB investigation to Parrot Anafi USA, (UAS registration n/a) 180421

AAIB investigation to Parrot Anafi USA, (UAS registration n/a) 180421

Power loss in flight resulting in ground impact, near Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, 18 April 2021.

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AAIB investigation to Rans S6 ES Coyote, G CCJN

AAIB investigation to Rans S6 ES Coyote, G CCJN

Engine failure and forced landing, 500m east of Insch airfield, Aberdeenshire, 18 October 2020.

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Accident involving an aircraft south of Taunton 12 August 2021

Accident involving an aircraft south of Taunton   12 August 2021

The AAIB have sent a team to investigate an accident involving an aircraft that occurred near the south of Taunton on 12th August 2021

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Independent report: Air accident monthly bulletin August 2021

Independent report: Air accident monthly bulletin August 2021

The AAIB Bulletin is a compilation of AAIB reports and is published on the second Thursday of the month.

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AAIB investigation to Druine D.31 Turbulent, G ARNZ

AAIB investigation to Druine D.31 Turbulent, G ARNZ

When approaching the airfield to rejoin the circuit, the aircraftís engine began to run rough then lost power completely. During the subsequent forced landing the aircraft came to rest inverted and the pilot sustained minor injuries. A post-accident inspection of the engine revealed a crack on the plastic rocker arm in the fuel pump. After the accident, the LAA issued an Airworthiness Information Leaflet which requires plastic rocker arms to be replaced with metal rocker arms in affected aircraft. Loss of engine power resulting in a forced landing, Damyns Hall Aerodrome, Upminster, 18 October 2020.

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AAIB investigation to AgustaWestland AW109SP, G TAAS

AAIB investigation to AgustaWestland AW109SP, G TAAS

Bird strike through left windshield, Carsington Water, Derbyshire, 22 April 2021.

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AAIB investigation to Piper PA 44 180, G BGCO

AAIB investigation to Piper PA 44 180, G BGCO

Nose landing gear collapsed during landing, Blackpool Airport, Lancashire, 12 February 2021.

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AAIB investigation to DJI Inspire 2 (UAS, registration n/a) correction

AAIB investigation to DJI Inspire 2	(UAS, registration n/a)  correction

The UAS was in a stable hover while the operator was looking at the screen. The UAS suddenly flew into a nearby building before falling to the ground.

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Air Accidents Investigation Branch appointed as Space Accident Investigation Authority for the United Kingdom

Air Accidents Investigation Branch appointed as Space Accident Investigation Authority for the United Kingdom

Regulations which today have come into force see the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) nominated by the Secretary of State for Transport to act as the Space Accident Investigation Authority (SAIA) for the UK.

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Join our team

Join our team

We are recruiting for an Inspector of Air Accidents (Recorded Data).

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Join our team

Join our team

We are currently taking applications for two Inspector of Air Accidents roles, one in our Recorded Data Group and the other for an Engineering Inspector.

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Corporate report: AAIB Current field investigations

Corporate report: AAIB Current field investigations

Accidents and incidents under investigation by AAIB listed by date, giving a description and status of investigation

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AAIB achieves Silver Investors in People Accreditation

AAIB achieves Silver Investors in People Accreditation

The AAIB has once again achieved the coveted Investors in People Silver Accreditation.

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AAIB Special Bulletin: G ZBJB, Inadvertent nose landing gear retraction during pre flight maintenance

AAIB Special Bulletin: G ZBJB, Inadvertent nose landing gear retraction during pre flight maintenance

A Special Bulletin has been issued about an accident involving a Boeing 787-8 (G-ZBJB) which occurred on 18 June 2021.

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AAIB Special Bulletin S1/2021 on Boeing 787 8, G ZBJB

AAIB Special Bulletin S1/2021 on Boeing 787 8, G ZBJB

Inadvertent nose landing gear retraction during pre-flight maintenance, London Heathrow Airport, 18 June 2021.

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Independent report: Air accident monthly bulletin July 2021

Independent report: Air accident monthly bulletin July 2021

The AAIB Bulletin is a compilation of AAIB reports and is published on the second Thursday of the month.

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AAIB investigation to Bombardier BD700 1A10, CS GLD

AAIB investigation to Bombardier BD700 1A10, CS GLD

Right wing tip touched the runway on landing, Biggin Hill Airport, Kent, 17 September 2020.

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AAIB investigation to Avro 146 RJ85, G JOTR

AAIB investigation to Avro 146 RJ85, G JOTR

Aircraft under tow collided with tug vehicle, London Biggin Hill Airport, Kent, 19 January 2021.

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AAIB investigation to Avro 652A Anson T21, G VROE

AAIB investigation to Avro 652A Anson T21, G VROE

Runway excursion during landing, Shobdon Aerodrome, Leominster, Herefordshire, 4 July 2020.

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