AAIB investigation to Evans VP-1 Series 2 Volksplane, G-AYUJ

Heavy landing, Barton Ashes Airstrip, Hampshire, 13 July 2017.

Summary:

The pilot was returning to Barton Ashes Airstrip and approached Runway 25 from the north west. The wind was from 260° at 3 kt and visibility was in excess of 10 km. During the latter stages of the approach, the pilot reported that he had allowed the aircraft’s speed to decay and subsequently it stalled, landing heavily onto the runway. The pilot was able to vacate the aircraft without assistance and sustained no injuries.

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Evans VP-1 Series 2 Volksplane, G-AYUJ 12-17

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Published 14 December 2017