AAIB investigation to Jodel DR1050-M1 Sicile Record, G-CIYB

Loss of control after striking hedge during approach to land, private airstrip, Gilford, County Down, 8 June 2018.


The pilot lost control of the aircraft when it struck a hedge while approaching to land on a short runway at his private airstrip. The aircraft struck the ground and incurred extensive damage. Following this accident, the pilot intends to remove the hedge from the runway undershoot and hopes to increase the length of the airstrip.

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Jodel DR1050-M1 Sicile Record, G-CIYB 11-18

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Published 8 November 2018