X'air Falcon 700(1), G-CFIP, 7 March 2012

X’air Falcon 700(1), G-CFIP


The pilot initiated a diversion to a private airstrip to refuel but this became a weather diversion as conditions deteriorated. A strong westerly wind was blowing across the north-south airstrip, creating turbulence at low level. The pilot discontinued two approaches, due to wind and turbulence, and lost control on the third landing attempt. The aircraft crashed adjacent to the airstrip and the pilot suffered serious injuries.

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Published 10 December 2014