AAIB investigation to YAK-52, G-SPUT

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


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