Jabiru J400, G-PUKA, 26 February 2007
Jabiru J400, G-PUKA
During the takeoff run, the pilot became concerned with the aircraft’s slow acceleration and decided to stop. As he applied the brakes, the left landing gear encountered some bumps and partially failed causing the left wing to touch the ground, the noseleg to fail and consequently the propeller to strike the surface. The pilot concluded that the slow acceleration was due to the runway’s soft surface as a result of recent rain.
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