AAIB investigation to Replica Sopwith Triplane, G-BOCK

Left main wheel struck gate on landing, Old Warden Aerodrome, 29 June 2014.

Summary:

During approach the left main wheel struck a metal gate in the airfield boundary fence and the aircraft pitched forward onto its nose. The pilot, who was uninjured, made the aircraft safe and vacated it with assistance. The aircraft suffered extensive damage to its undercarriage, wings, forward fuselage and propeller.

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Replica Sopwith Triplane G-BOCK 09-14.pdf (149.21 kb)

Published 10 December 2014