Accident AutoGyro MTOsport 2017 , 19 Jul 2022
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 280553
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Time:c. 19:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic MT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
AutoGyro MTOsport 2017
MSN: M01959
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Mengen Airfield (EDTM) -   Germany
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Giebelstadt Airport (GHF/EDQG)
Destination airport:Mengen Airport (EDTM)
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
An MTOsport 2017 crashed when approaching Mengen Airport (EDTM).
The pilot died and the gyrocopter was destroyed.

The flight accident, the sudden stall due to a loss of rotor speed, most likely occurred due to a controlled relief (push over) of the gyroplane on final approach.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 8 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

20-Jul-2022 09:53 Anon. Added
20-Jul-2022 09:55 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]
20-Jul-2022 10:37 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
23-Mar-2023 16:55 harro Updated [Cn, Narrative, Accident report]

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