AAIB investigation to Cessna 150F, G-ATKF

Loss of control during a go-around, Hinton-in-the-Hedges Aerodrome, 4 September 2015.


Following a bounced landing, the student pilot applied power to go around. The aircraft lifted off, adopting a level attitude with a small climb rate. The pilot extended the flaps but did not control the natural tendency for the aircraft to pitch up as a consequence. The aircraft adopted a steep nose-up attitude, stalled and entered a spin to the left from which there was insufficient height to recover. The aircraft struck the ground in a steep nose-down attitude.

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Cessna 150F, G-ATKF 07-16

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Published 14 July 2016