- Air Accidents Investigation Branch
- 14 April 2016
- Date of occurrence:
- 28 January 2016
- Aircraft category:
- Sport aviation and balloons
- Report type:
- Bulletin - Correspondence investigation
- Aircraft type:
- SLA 80 Executive
- Breighton Aerodrome, North Yorkshire
Left main gear collapsed following hard landing, Breighton Aerodrome, North Yorkshire, 28 January 2016.
The aircraft was landing on grass Runway 28 at Breighton Aerodrome; the wind was from 230º at 10 kt. The pilot, who was accompanied by an instructor, reported that “low-level windshear” had resulted in the aircraft touching down heavily before bouncing. The instructor took control and flew a go-around before positioning to land. During the subsequent landing the left main gear collapsed.
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Published: 14 April 2016
Date of occurrence: 28 January 2016