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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 179641
Last updated: 15 January 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic COY2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rans S-6ESD XL Coyote II
Registration: G-MZCA
C/n / msn: PFA 204-1299
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Private airstrip 13 nm south-south-east of Norwich, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Private airstrip 13 nm SSE of Norwich, Norfolk
Destination airport:Private airstrip 13 nm SSE of Norwich, Norfolk
Investigating agency: AAIB
Written off 24/8/2012 when flew into a tree at a Private grass airstrip 13 nautical miles south-south-east of Norwich, Norfolk. According to the following extract from the official AAIB report into the accident:

"The aircraft became low and slow on final approach to a grass airstrip 13 nautical miles south-south-east of Norwich, Norfolk. A go-around was initiated but the aircraft appeared to stall and rolled to the right. The aircraft recovered quickly from the stall, but the manoeuvre left it heading towards a small tree which it subsequently struck".

Damage sustained to airframe: Damage to propeller, engine cowling, nose undercarriage leg, wing struts and leading edges. Possible engine shock-loading. All of which were presumably severe enough to render the airframe as "beyond economical repair", as the registration G-MZCA was cancelled by the CAA on 23/4/2015 (over two and a half years later...) as "Permanently withdrawn from use"


1. AAIB:
2. CAA:

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

17-Sep-2015 19:17 Dr. John Smith Added
08-Jan-2017 15:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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