EV-97 Teameurostar UK, G-CHJG
The aircraft was landing on Runway 26 at Cumbernauld Airport; the wind was from 275º at 11 kt. The pilot reported that at approximately 100 ft over the runway threshold, at an airspeed of 55 kt, the nose of the aircraft “suddenly veered up and to the left”. He applied nose-down elevator control and right rudder to correct the aircraft’s attitude whilst attempting to flare for touchdown. The aircraft impacted the grass beside the runway left wing and nose first, damaging the nose landing gear, left wingtip and aileron. The pilot assessed the cause as a gust resulting in a momentary stall.
Published 10 December 2014