Piper PA-22-160 Tri-Pacer, G-ARDT, 18 May 2008

Piper PA-22-160 Tri-Pacer, G-ARDT


The pilot made an approach, with a tailwind, to a private strip which had significant uphill slope. At about 50 ft aal, he decided to go around, and intended to selected the flaps from FULL to HALF, but accidentally selected the flaps to UP. The aircraft sank and touched down, ran into obstacles, and sustained substantial damage.

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Published 10 December 2014