AAIB investigation to Vans RV-6A, G-CCVS

Aircraft inverted while landing after nose landing gear collapsed, Old Sarum Airfield, Wiltshire, 15 August 2017.

Summary:

The aircraft’s nose landing gear struck the ground and was damaged when the pilot initiated a go-around, after experiencing turbulence on final approach. During the subsequent landing the nose landing gear collapsed and the aircraft inverted.

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Vans RV-6A, G-CCVS 01-18

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Published 11 January 2018