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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Published: 11 August 2016
Date of occurrence: 23 March 2016