AAIB investigation to Reims Cessna F152, G-BHEC
Runway overrun, Stapleford Airfield, 1 March 2014.
While back-tracking Runway 22, with another aircraft on final approach to land, the pilot began to taxi more quickly, intending to vacate the runway before the approaching aircraft was forced to go around. As she prepared to turn off the runway, she could not slow the aircraft sufficiently and it ran into a hedge at the end of the runway.
The pilot stated that she became anxious to vacate the runway and applied too much power. The high taxi speed, combined with the down-sloping runway, meant she was unable to stop.
Reims Cessna F152 G-BHEC 08-14.pdf (132.51 kb)