Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee, G-ATRR, 19 May 2013

Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee, G-ATRR


The aircraft was making an approach to Runway 26 at Caernarfon Airport when it struck a tree. The pilot reported that he had suffered a loss of power at a late stage of the approach and had been unable to reach the airfield. The investigation did not find any evidence of a failure within the engine but the atmospheric conditions were conducive to carburettor icing.

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Published 10 December 2014