AAIB investigation to Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee, G-AVZR

Runway excursion on takeoff, North Coates Airfield, Lincolnshire, 18 July 2015.


During an instructional flight the aircraft departed the left side of a grass runway on takeoff and struck a shrub, causing the left wing to detach. The aircraft came to rest in a dyke, inverted and partially underwater.

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Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee, G-AVZR 12-15

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Published 10 December 2015