AAIB investigation to Denney Kitfox Mk 3, G-DJNH

Collision with obstacle during practice go-around, Eshott Airfield, Northumberland, 14 April 2017.


The accident occurred during a training flight to practise go-arounds. As the student applied full power after touching down on the fourth go-around, the aircraft began to drift to the right. The instructor allowed the takeoff to continue, but the aircraft left the side of the runway, became airborne and then collided with trees. The weather was fine with a light headwind.

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Denney Kitfox Mk 3, G-DJNH 08-17

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Published 10 August 2017