Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee, G-DIAT, 30 August 2013

Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee, G-DIAT


The aircraft was being landed by a student pilot at the end of a solo navigation exercise. The aircraft ‘ballooned’ in the flare and was seen to oscillate in pitch, bouncing two or three times. The nosewheel detached from the aircraft, which came to a stop on the runway. The student pilot was uninjured.

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Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee, G-DIAT 12-13.pdf (199.54 kb)

Published 10 December 2014