AAIB investigation to Enstrom 280C Shark, G-IDUP
- Air Accidents Investigation Branch
- 10 December 2014
- Date of occurrence:
- 3 June 2014
- Aircraft category:
- General aviation - rotorcraft
- Report type:
- Bulletin - Correspondence investigation
- Aircraft type:
- Enstrom 280C Shark
- Northampton/Sywell Aerodrome, Northamptonshire
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.
Published: 10 December 2014
Date of occurrence: 3 June 2014