AAIB investigation to Piper PA 24, N7456P

Landing gear collapsed on landing after experiencing unexpected windshear, Retford (Gamston) Airport, Nottinghamshire, 21 July 2017.


Downdraughting air, or windshear, was encountered shortly before touchdown and the pilot was unable to prevent the aircraft landing heavily, with consequential collapse of the landing gear.

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Piper PA 24, N7456P 10-17

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Published 12 October 2017