AAIB investigation to Piper PA-28-161 Cherokee Warrior II, G-CGDJ

Ground impact after takeoff, Perranporth Airfield, Cornwall, 11 August 2016.


On departure from Runway 27 at Perranporth Airfield the aircraft briefly became airborne but sunk back to the ground, impacting the upwind end of the runway. Both occupants sustained minor injuries in the accident, but managed to vacate the aircraft before fire consumed the majority of the fuselage. The cause of the accident was not determined.

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Piper PA-28-161 Cherokee Warrior II, G-CGDJ 11-16

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Published 10 November 2016