AAIB investigation to Montgomerie-Bensen B8MR, G-CBNX

Overran runway following rejected takeoff, private airstrip, Reading, 4 May 2015.


The pilot commenced his takeoff roll on a grass runway and everything was normal until the point of rotation, when he reported that a sudden gust of wind pushed the aircraft sideways. He decided to abort the takeoff but there was insufficient runway remaining and the aircraft struck a hedge before coming to rest. The pilot was uninjured but the aircraft sustained damage.

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Montgomerie-Bensen B8MR, G-CBNX 08-08

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Published 13 August 2015