AAIB investigation to Czech Sport Aircraft Sportcruiser, G-CGEO

Damage to right main landing gear, Fowlmere Aerodrome, Cambridgeshire, 7 October 2018.


The aircraft’s right main landing gear (MLG) leg was damaged following a normal landing at Fowlmere Aerodrome. Investigation of the failed MLG leg revealed a manufacturing defect that caused the progressive delamination of the leg during service. The aircraft manufacturer is currently certifying a strengthened MLG leg design and has incorporated improvements to the manufacturing process of the MLG intended to prevent recurrence.

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Czech Sport Aircraft Sportcruiser, G-CGEO 05-19

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Published 25 April 2019