AAIB investigation to YAK-52, G-SPUT

Slid sideways down a slope whilst taxiing, Brown Shutters Airfield, Somerset, 13 April 2017.

Summary:

After landing, and whilst taxiing past the end of the designated grass runway surface, the pilot attempted to turn left at an estimated ground speed of between 20-25 mph. The aircraft slid sideways down a grass slope to the right, hit a mound and tipped onto its nose and a wingtip. The pilot was uninjured.

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Published 14 September 2017