- Air Accidents Investigation Branch
- 10 November 2016
- Date of occurrence:
- 30 May 2016
- Aircraft category:
- General aviation - fixed wing
- Report type:
- Bulletin - Correspondence investigation
- Aircraft type:
- Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee
- Compton Abbas Airfield, Dorset
Nose landing gear collapsed on touchdown, Compton Abbas Airfield, Dorset, 30 May 2016.
The aircraft landed heavily, more than halfway along a dry grass runway, and the nose landing gear assembly collapsed, causing the propeller to strike the ground. The pilot had logged three hours flying in the previous 18 months and had not flown with an instructor during this period.
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Published: 10 November 2016
Date of occurrence: 30 May 2016