AAIB investigation to Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub, G-RWCA

Aircraft ground looped and rolled over during landing, Beccles Airfield, Suffolk, 7 April 2018.


The pilot made a precautionary landing at Beccles Airfield following an engine oil leak and a reduction in oil pressure. This was the first time that the pilot had landed a tailwheel aircraft on a hard surface. During the ground run the aircraft started to ground loop, then nosed over and came to rest inverted.

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Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub, G-RWCA 08-18

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Published 9 August 2018