Piper PA-25-235 Pawnee, G-BFPR, 31 January 2009

Piper PA-25-235 Pawnee, G-BFPR


During approach to the grass Runway 13 the pilot reported experiencing an unusual increase in his rate of descent which resulted in a heavier than normal landing. During the ground roll he noticed that the right wing was lower than the left. This was caused by a bungee failure of the right main landing gear leg. The wind at the time of the accident was from 110° at 15 kt.

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Published 10 December 2014