Auster J5K Aiglet Trainer, G-AMMS, 6 October 2013

Auster J5K Aiglet Trainer, G-AMMS


The aircraft was taking off from a 400 m grass strip which was wet and soft. The pilot felt that the aircraft was having difficulty leaving the ground and abandoned the takeoff. He believes a combination of factors then led to the aircraft sliding sideways at slow speed into a fence beyond the end of the runway before coming to a halt.

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Published 10 December 2014