Piper L18C Super Cub, G-BLMI, 8 July 2010
Piper L18C Super Cub, G-BLMI
Whilst making an approach to a 300 m long upsloping farm strip in a slight tailwind and high ambient temperature conditions, the pilot allowed the aircraft to become high on the approach to remain clear of power lines. The aircraft touched down long and the pilot made a late decision to go around. There was insufficient distance remaining and the aircraft’s landing gear struck a hedge, causing the pilot to lose control and the aircraft to be extensively damaged in the subsequent ground impact.
Piper L18C Super Cub, G-BLMI 10-10.pdf (291.07 kb)
Published: 10 December 2014
Date of occurrence: 8 July 2010