AAIB investigation to Cessna 182H Skylane, G-PUGS

Nose leg collapsed during landing, Stoke Golding Airfield, Leicestershire, 19 April 2015.


The pilot reported that whilst landing on Runway 08 at Stoke Golding Airfield, the aircraft’s nosewheel dug into wet ground causing the nose landing gear leg to fold under the fuselage. Both occupants were uninjured and exited the aircraft through their respective doors.

The pilot assessed that he had landed on an area of the runway that was too wet. He commented that he had used the opposite end of the runway, Runway 26, for departure and its condition was “fine”.

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Published 12 May 2016