Pierre Robin R3000/140, G-BZOL, 19 September 2008
Pierre Robin R3000/140, G-BZOL
Immediately after touchdown, the aircraft became airborne again. The pilot attempted to correct the bounce but the aircraft landed on its nose landing gear, which then collapsed. The pilot stated that his approach speeds and heights had been normal; however, witnesses reported that the aircraft’s approach to the field appeared to be higher and faster than they were accustomed to seeing, with a steep final approach, which resulted in the aircraft landing fast and deep into the runway.
Pierre Robin R3000-140, G-BZOL 01-09.pdf (207.73 kb)
Published: 10 December 2014
Date of occurrence: 19 September 2008