AAIB investigation to Ikarus C42 FB80, G-CICG

Right main landing gear collapsed on landing due to damage sustained at a previous destination, Popham Airfield, Hampshire, 18 April 2018.


The aircraft struck a traffic cone when the pilot mistakenly tried to land on an area of rough ground at Chilbolton Airfield. After aborting the landing, the pilot proceeded to Popham Airfield, but the right main landing gear detached on touchdown and the aircraft ground-looped.

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Ikarus C42 FB80, G-CICG 07-18

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Published 12 July 2018