AAIB investigation to Pioneer 300, G-VOLO

Nose landing gear collapse on landing at Sutton Bank Airfield, Yorkshire on 24 April 2016.

Summary:

The aircraft touched down normally on the mainwheels. However, shortly after the nosewheel settled, it started to collapse and the propeller struck the ground. It is suspected that the retraction/extension mechanism may have been misrigged or the rigging had changed in service.

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Pioneer 300, G-VOLO 10-16

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