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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206682
Last updated: 15 December 2018
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Time:12:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic D11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Jodel D.117
Registration: G-BBPS
C/n / msn: 597
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Shempstons Farm Airfield, Lossiemouth, Morayshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Shempstons Farm Airfield, Lossiemouth, Morayshire
Destination airport:Shempstons Farm Airfield, Lossiemouth, Morayshire
Investigating agency: AAIB
The official AAIB report into the accident was published on 14/6/2018, and the following is an excerpt from it:

"AAIB investigation to Jodel D117, G-BBPS
Tailwind landing resulting in runway overrun, Shempstons Farm Airfield, Lossiemouth, 25 February 2018.

The aircraft had taken off from Shempstons Farm Airield, near Lossiemouth on Runway 17 at approximately 12:00 hours with winds of 150 degrees at 10 knots for a local flight of approximately 30 minutes. Normal operating procedure is to use the inclined Runway 35 for landing regardless of wind direction, with a late touchdown point due to soft ground and overhead power lines near the threshold.

During the flight the wind increased to about 13 knots and the pilot made three approaches followed by go-arounds. The touchdown on the fourth approach was later than normal, and at 60 Knots IAS which, combined with the tailwind component, resulted in a high ground-speed. The aircraft wheel brakes are not normally used for landing deceleration and the pilot was unable to stop before running off the end of the runway.

The aircraft entered a rough ploughed field causing the main landing gear to dig in and it came to rest inverted. The pilot required assistance to vacate the aircraft and suffered a minor back injury. The engine and propeller suffered shock loading and the structure of the canopy, upper fuselage and right main landing gear was damaged."

Damage sustained to airframe: Per the above AAIB report aircraft "Damaged beyond economic repair"



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

25-Feb-2018 14:04 Aerossurance Added
25-Feb-2018 18:15 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Embed code]
25-Feb-2018 19:53 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
25-Feb-2018 19:54 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
25-Feb-2018 20:43 Geno Updated [Location, Source, Embed code]
26-Feb-2018 09:39 Aerossurance Updated [Location]
14-Jun-2018 18:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
14-Jun-2018 18:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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