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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199329
Last updated: 16 November 2019
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Date:01-SEP-2017
Time:12:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EUPA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Europa XS
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-CDVS
C/n / msn: PFA 247-13217
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Sywell Aerodrome, Northamptonshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Tibenham
Destination airport:EGBK
Narrative:
Aircraft landed wheels up on grass runway upon arrival at LAA Rally.

A unconfirmed report stated that the pilot was distracted by another aircraft "cutting in front", while on approach to Sywell and the aircraft's landing checklist was therefore not fully completed, leading to the pilot not lowering the main nose wheel. The propellers struck the ground on landing.

Sources:

1. Eyewitness
2. https://siteapps.caa.co.uk/g-info/
3. Eyewitness account


Images:

Photo of G-CDVS courtesy AirHistory.net


Northampton - Sywell (EGBK / ORM)
1 September 2017; (c) Mick Bajcar


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Sep-2017 07:13 YPA315G Added
02-Sep-2017 09:51 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Location]
02-Sep-2017 12:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
03-Sep-2017 06:07 skylinepigeon Updated [Total occupants]
12-Sep-2017 05:12 streetf117 Updated [Source, Photo, ]
13-Sep-2017 10:38 streetf117 Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]

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