AAIB investigation to Denney Kitfox Mk 2, G-TWTW

Main landing gear collapsed during forced landing, Redlands Airfield, Swindon, Wiltshire, 25 March 2017.


Following an engine failure when crosswind after takeoff, the pilot turned downwind and made a forced landing on the runway of departure. As it touched down the aircraft skidded sideways, and both main landing gear legs collapsed before the aircraft stopped. Both the pilot and passenger were uninjured.

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Denney Kitfox Mk 2, G-TWTW 08-17

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Published 10 August 2017