AAIB investigation to Czech Sport Aircraft SportCruiser, G-EMSA

Nose landing gear failure, near Saffron Walden, Essex, 30 August 2014.


Following a normal approach and touchdown at a private grass airstrip, the nose landing gear failed. The nosewheel detached and the aircraft came to a rest within a short distance. Examination of the failed components showed what appeared to be a fatigue failure in the nose landing gear leg.

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Czech Sport Aircraft SportCruiser G-EMSA 11-14.pdf

Published 10 December 2014