AAIB investigation to Piper PA-28-236 Dakota, G-FRGN

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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Piper PA-28-236 Dakota, G-FRGN 09-15

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Published 10 September 2015