AAIB investigation to Saab-Scania SF340B, G-LGNL

Runway excursion during takeoff, Stornoway Airport, 2 January 2015.


At approximately 65 KIAS during an attempted takeoff in strong and gusty crosswind conditions, the aircraft swung to the left and departed the paved surface. The power levers were not selected to GROUND IDLE and the aircraft came to a halt with a collapsed nose landing gear, 250 m after leaving the paved surface. One passenger received a serious injury.

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Saab-Scania SF340B G-LGNL 10-15

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