- Air Accidents Investigation Branch
- 10 September 2015
- Date of occurrence:
- 16 April 2015
- Aircraft category:
- Sport aviation and balloons
- Report type:
- Bulletin - Correspondence investigation
- Aircraft type:
- Streak Shadow SA
- Rossall Field airstrip, Cockerham, Lancashire
Loss of control during taxiing practice, Rossall Field airstrip, Cockerham, Lancashire, 16 April 2015.
The aircraft was being taxied for practice, with no intention of flight. Whilst undertaking a fast taxi along Runway 02 at Rossall Field airstrip, the pilot lost directional control and the aircraft departed the runway. During the runway excursion, the pilot inadvertently applied full power and the aircraft briefly became airborne before landing heavily, causing extensive damage to the aircraft and serious injuries to the pilot.
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Published: 10 September 2015
Date of occurrence: 16 April 2015