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July Bulletin 7/2016
AAIB Field Investigations
A field investigation is an independent investigation in which AAIB investigators collect, record and analyse evidence.
The process may include, attending the scene of the accident or serious incident; interviewing witnesses; reviewing documents, procedures and practices; examining aircraft wreckage or components; and analysing recorded data.
The investigation, which can take a number of months to complete, will conclude with a published report.
Commercial Air Transport - Fixed wing
- Airbus A321-231 (G-EUXF), tailstrike on landing, Glasgow Airport, 19 July 2015
- Cessna Citation 560XL (SE-RHJ), engine cowling detached during flight, Farnborough Airport, 29 November 2015
General Aviation - Fixed wing
- Cessna 150F (G-ATKF), loss of control during a go-around, Hinton-in-the-Hedges Aerodrome, 4 September 2015
- Rockwell Commander 114B (2-ROAM), possible loss of control in IMC during VFR flight, at sea 2.5 nautical miles west of Blackpool, 3 December 2015
Sport Aviation / Balloons
- Silent 2 Electro (G-CIYA), crashed during initial climb after self-launch, Husbands Bosworth, 19 October 2015
AAIB Correspondence Investigations
These are reports on accidents and incidents which were not subject to a Field Investigation.
They are wholly, or largely, based on information provided by the aircraft commander in an Aircraft Accident Report Form (AARF) and in some cases additional information from other sources.
The accuracy of the information provided cannot be assured.
Commercial Air Transport
- Boeing 747-400 (G-BNLW), heat damage to ground power receptacle during ground power connection, Cape Town International Airport, 5 October 2015
- Embraer EMB-145MP (G-CGWV), left wing touched runway while landing, Newcastle Airport, 5 December 2015
- Aerotechnik EV-97 Eurostar SL (G-CGTT), loss of directional control after landing, Deanland Airfield, East Sussex, 8 May 2016
- CZAW SportCruiser (G-OCRZ), damaged while landing on rough ground adjacent to the runway, Firs Farm, Newbury, Berkshire, 13 April 2016
- Europa (G-OURO), stalled on takeoff at Holmbeck Airfield, Buckinghamshire, 31 March 2016
- Gardan GY80-160 (G-TIMY), forced landing due to engine failure, 2 miles east of Coventry Airport, 11 March 2016
- Jodel D120A (G-BYBE), stall on takeoff, Shobdon Airfield, Herefordshire, 10 February 2016
- Pitts Super Stinker 11-260 (Modified) (G-IIIV), forced landing due loss of engine power, field adjacent to Leicester Airport, 30 July 2015
- Reims Cessna FRA150L (G-BAEV), student pilot landed heavily at Beverley Airfield, Yorkshire, 26 September 2015
- Titan T-51 Mustang (G-TSIM), tailwheel collapse during taxi, Shobdon Airfield, Herefordshire, 14 May 2016
Sport Aviation / Balloons
- Aerotechnik EV-97 Eurostar (G-CGOG), nose gear collapsed following a fast and firm touchdown, Whittles Farm Airstrip, Oxfordshire, 7 May 2016
- Cyclone AX2000 (G-BYJM), badly damaged during forced landing near Manton Airfield, 8 September 2015
- EV-97 Teameurostar UK (G-CDNG), heavy landing, Cotswold Airport, Gloucestershire, 14 March 2016
This section contains Addenda, Corrections and a list of the ten most recent Air Accident reports published by the AAIB. * Correction - Alpi Pioneer 400, G-CGVO, collided with terrain while approaching Popham Airfield, Hampshire, 3 January 2015