AAIB investigation to Enstrom 280C Shark, G-IDUP

Main rotor blades struck the refuelling kiosk at Northampton/Sywell Aerodrome, Northamptonshire on 3 June 2014.


The helicopter was hover-taxied to the airfield refuelling point and positioned parallel to the fuel pumps. It was established in a hover and, as it descended to land, the main rotor blades struck the roof of a small, single-storey building adjacent to the pumps.

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Enstrom 280C Shark G-IDUP 10-14.pdf

Published 10 December 2014