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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 269027
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic RENE model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Murphy Renegade Spirit
Owner/operator:Trustee of the Spirit Flying Group
Registration: G-RNGD
MSN: PFA 188-11931
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Roughay Farm, Lower Upham, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Roughay Farm, Lower Upham, Hampshire
Destination airport:
Murphy Renegade Spirit G-RNGD substantially damaged when overturned in a take off accident at Roughay Farm, Lower Upham, Hampshire. The incident was also the subject of an AAIB Correspondence-only investigation, published on 14 October 2021 and the following is the summary from that...

"30 May 2021
Renegade Spirit UK
Roughay Farm, Lower Upham, Hampshire
The pilot reported that during the take-off run, the aircraft veered to the left shortly after the tailwheel lifted off the ground. He was unable to regain the runway centreline and the aircraft entered a crop field where it came to rest inverted. The pilot was uninjured and reported that aircraft checks found nothing to explain the accident. He stated that the wind was around 5 to 6 kt and suggested that a crosswind gust could have been a factor."




Revision history:

17-Oct-2021 18:37 Dr. John Smith Added

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