- Air Accidents Investigation Branch
- 11 February 2016
- Date of occurrence:
- 16 August 2015
- Aircraft category:
- General aviation - fixed wing
- Report type:
- Bulletin - Correspondence investigation
- Aircraft type:
- RL7A XP Sherwood Ranger
- Druridge Bay Airfield, Northumberland
Right main wheel failure, at Druridge Bay Airfield, Northumberland, 16 August 2015.
During a takeoff run, the right main wheel failed and the aircraft nosed over. The failure was probably the result of insufficient torque being applied to the wheel’s attachment nuts during original assembly.
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Published: 11 February 2016
Date of occurrence: 16 August 2015