Piper PA-28-161, G-OBFC, 15 April 2007

Piper PA-28-161, G-OBFC


The aircraft became high on its approach to a relatively short runway, at an airfield with which the pilot was unfamiliar. The aircraft landed some distance along the runway, and the pilot was unable to bring it to a stop before it struck a boundary fence, causing substantial damage to the aircraft and some damage to the fence. The pilot identified a number of contributory factors, culminating in the fact that he did not abandon the landing whilst it was still safe to do so.

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Published 10 December 2014