AAIB investigation to Pierre Robin R2100A, G-BICS

Collided with hedge at far end of the runway on takeoff, Eaton Bray Airfield, Bedfordshire, 6 May 2018.


During takeoff, the aircraft did not attain flying speed and collided with a hedge at the far end of the runway. Performance calculations by the AAIB indicated that, although the ground run required was less than the runway length available, the takeoff distance required exceeded the takeoff distance available.

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Pierre Robin R2100A, G-BICS 10-18

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Published 11 October 2018