AAIB investigation to Europa, G-TAGR, 1 July 2015
Inadvertently landed in crops by the side of the runway at Bolt Head Airfield, Devon on 1 July 2015.
The pilot intended to land on grass Runway 11 at Bolt Head Airfield but mistakenly landed in a crop of barley to the right of it. He cites a lack of runway markings and the fact that the potentially deceptive nature of the airfield layout was not mentioned when he had telephoned the airfield operator earlier, as factors in the accident.
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Published: 8 October 2015
Date of occurrence: 1 July 2015