AAIB investigation to SLA 80 Executive, G-CEII

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