AAIB investigation to Pegasus Quik, G-GBEE

Abandoned takeoff and runway overrun at Redland Airfield, Swindon, Wiltshire on 23 March 2016


During takeoff roll for a dual instructional flight the Pilot under Training (Pu/t), whose flying recency had lapsed for many years, decided to abort the takeoff but then attempted to take off again to avoid overrunning the runway. However, he then attempted to stop again but inadvertently kept his foot on the throttle at the same time. The instructor shut down the engine but was unable to prevent the aircraft from running into a hedge.

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Pegasus Quik, G-GBEE 08-16

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Published 11 August 2016