- Air Accidents Investigation Branch
- 10 September 2015
- Date of occurrence:
- 15 May 2015
- Aircraft category:
- General aviation - fixed wing
- Report type:
- Bulletin - Correspondence investigation
- Aircraft type:
- Piper PA-28-236 Dakota
- North Moreton Airfield, Oxfordshire
Runway overrun, North Moreton Airfield, 15 May 2015.
The aircraft was due to land on Runway 35 with a 10 kt wind from 240°. The pilot reported that the approach to land was commenced too high and too fast. As a result, the aircraft landed long and continued to the end, impacting on a mound to the right of the runway. The pilot, who was uninjured, considered in his report that the best course of action would have been to execute a go-around.
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Published: 10 September 2015
Date of occurrence: 15 May 2015