Freeman CAN Jabiru SK, G-BYFC
The pilot mis-identified his destination airstrip, and made an approach to another site. Immediately before touchdown, the aircraft sank and struck the ground sustaining substantial damage. The pilot identified that thermal activity, in the form of updraughts from the adjacent cornfield and corresponding down-draughts over the strip, may have accounted for the accident.
Freeman CAN Jabiru SK, G-BYFC 12-08.pdf (381.08 kb)
Date of occurrence: 26 July 2008