AAIB investigation to Taylorcraft BC12D Twosome, G-BTFK

Short Landing, Near Gringley on the Hill, Nottinghamshire, 19 June 2017.


The aircraft was landing at Willow Farm, which is a privately owned grass airstrip. The pilot reported that because the runway is short, and as there was negligible headwind to assist the aircraft in stopping after landing, he intended to perform a short field landing.

The pilot reported that just prior to the runway threshold the aircraft became too low and clipped nearby farm crop. This caused the aircraft to roll forwards through 180° and land inverted on the runway.

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Taylorcraft BC12D Twosome, G-BTFK 11-17

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Published 9 November 2017