AAIB investigation to Vans RV-9A, G-XSAM
Nose landing gear collapsed after landing at Old Sarum Airfield, on 18 September 2015.
During the ground roll after landing, the nose landing gear folded backwards and the nose and propeller struck the ground. The damage to the nose gear was consistent with overload forces, but the pilot was unable to say how such loads had been generated.
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Published: 11 February 2016
Date of occurrence: 18 September 2015