Landing mishap and collision with a fence, private strip, Hawksview, Cheshire, 30 July 2016.
The aircraft was landing on a runway with a crosswind. Just prior to touchdown the aircraft weathercocked to the right. The pilot initiated a go-around but realised that there was insufficient clearance from a fence along the side of the runway. She immediately closed the throttle but was unable to avoid a collision with the fence. The aircraft was severely damaged and the pilot sustained serious, but not life-threatening, injuries.
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Published: 11 May 2017
Date of occurrence: 30 July 2016