AAIB investigation to Jodel DR1050-M Excellence, G-JODL

Hit livestock and collided with a hedge after loss of control during baulked landing, Lashenden (Headcorn) Airfield, Kent, 24 September 2017.

Summary:

The pilot, who had limited experience flying tailwheel aircraft, initiated a baulked landing when he experienced directional control difficulties. The aircraft departed the side of the runway, struck a fence and came to rest in a hedgerow. Three sheep were injured, two fatally.

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Jodel DR1050-M Excellence, G-JODL 02-18

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Published 8 February 2018