Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee, G-KATS, 27 July 2012

Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee, G-KATS


Whilst landing on a grass strip, the aircraft bounced and floated before touching down again. The pilot judged that there was insufficient distance in which to stop safely and abandoned the landing. During the go-around, the aircraft struck a hedge at the far end of the strip and crashed in the field beyond. The aircraft was destroyed by fire, while its occupants suffered minor injuries.

Download report:

Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee G-KATS 10-12.pdf (314.10 kb)

Published 10 December 2014