AAIB investigation to Cessna 152, G-BKAZ

Landing mishap in a crosswind, Perth Aerodrome, Perthshire, 14 September 2017.


A student pilot had carried out a short solo cross-country flight and returned to Perth Aerodrome. Just prior to touchdown the aircraft drifted slightly off the centre line, which the pilot attempted to correct but the aircraft landed heavily and bounced. During the landing the aircraft sustained damage to the propeller, engine frame and firewall.

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Cessna 152, G-BKAZ 01-18

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Published 11 January 2018