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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 221001
Last updated: 11 October 2019
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Date:22-JAN-2019
Time:11:29 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C152 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna F152 II (Reims)
Owner/operator:Redhill Air Services Ltd.
Registration: G-OLEE
C/n / msn: 15201797
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Fairoaks Airport (EGTF), Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Fairoaks Airport (EGTF)
Destination airport:Fairoaks Airport (EGTF)
Narrative:
The pilot had hired the aircraft with the intention of conducting circuit practice at Fairoaks Airport. He reported that the weather was CAVOK and the wind was calm. Following the first circuit, the pilot flew an approach to Runway 24 intending to carry out a touch‑and‑go.

After the landing flare, he stated that the main wheels touched down as normal, but the aircraft bounced and briefly became airborne again. A second, more severe bounce followed, during which he reported that the aircraft was lifted by a gust of wind, causing it to come down on the left side of the runway. The aircraft landed heavily on its nose gear, causing it to partially collapse. It then slid towards the runway edge and became inverted when the nosewheel entered soft ground at the side of the runway. The pilot sustained only minor injuries and exited the aircraft with the assistance of the airport fire and rescue service.

The weather was reported by www.ogimet.com as:
SA22/01/2019 16:50->METAR EGTK 221650Z 17003KT 2500 BR OVC005 00/00 Q0998 RESN=
SA22/01/2019 16:20->METAR EGTK 221620Z 23001KT 3500 -SN SCT005 OVC007 00/00 Q0998=
SA22/01/2019 15:50->METAR EGTK 221550Z 19002KT 2000 SN FEW002 SCT005 OVC008 00/00 Q0998=
SA 22/01/2019 15:20->METAR EGTK 221520Z 18005KT 2500 SN FEW002 SCT004 BKN008 00/00 Q0999=

Nature of Damage sustained to airframe: Per the AAIB report "Tailfin, rudder, engine, propeller, nose landing gear, and right wingtip damaged"

Sources:

1. AAIB Final Report: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5c8a71e940f0b640d24a4590/Reims_Cessna_F152_G-OLEE_04-19.pdf
2. https://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/surrey-news/pilot-suffers-head-injuries-following-15717066
3. https://www.eagleradio.co.uk/news/local-news/2788061/light-aircraft-crash-at-fairoaks-airport/
4. https://forums.flyer.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=111023


Images:


Photo: AAIB

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jan-2019 13:03 gerard57 Added
22-Jan-2019 13:27 Aerossurance Updated [Location]
22-Jan-2019 15:12 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source]
22-Jan-2019 15:28 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Narrative]
22-Jan-2019 20:12 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
22-Jan-2019 20:26 ckasmeridis Updated [Time, Embed code, Narrative]
22-Jan-2019 22:53 RobertMB Updated [Time, Source]
23-Jan-2019 18:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Jan-2019 15:58 Tony Twinn Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
24-Jan-2019 16:35 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location]
26-Jan-2019 14:58 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Narrative]
11-Apr-2019 15:44 harro Updated [Time, Embed code, Narrative, Photo, Accident report, ]
12-Apr-2019 12:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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