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Last updated: 4 April 2020
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Date:20-AUG-2007
Time:16:59
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172S Skyhawk
Owner/operator:G-GFMT Flying Group
Registration: G-GFMT
C/n / msn: 172S-8258
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Manchester- Barton Airfield (EGCB) Lancashire, -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Manchester- Barton Airfield (EGCB) Lancashire, UK
Destination airport:Manchester- Barton Airfield (EGCB) Lancashire, UK
Narrative:
On a touch and go landing and for no apparent reason, the nose undercarriage leg collapsed and detached, with the aircraft coming to rest after 100 yds; causing propeller, engine & nose undercarriage damage.

Sources:

https://www.gov.uk/aaib-reports - AAIB Bulletin No: 12/2007 Ref: EW/G2007/08/18


Images:

Photo of G-GFMT courtesy AirHistory.net


Cosford (EGWC)
11 June 2006; (c) Trevor Thornton


Manchester- Barton Airfield (EGCB) Lancashire, UK - 22nd August 2007


Manchester- Barton Airfield (EGCB) Lancashire, UK - 20th June 2007

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Mar-2020 18:22 Peter Clarke Added
28-Mar-2020 07:52 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]

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