- Air Accidents Investigation Branch
- 14 July 2016
- Date of occurrence:
- 4 September 2015
- Aircraft category:
- General aviation - fixed wing
- Report type:
- Bulletin - Field investigation
- Aircraft type:
- Cessna 150F
- Hinton-in-the-Hedges Airfield, Northamptonshire
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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Published: 14 July 2016
Date of occurrence: 4 September 2015