Sector Aviation

Ground loop during landing, 13 May 2016 Lemelerveld airfield

Introduction

During the roll out after landing the pilot lost control of the glider. The glider turned left with its nose into the wind after which it made a grond loop. It came to a standstill in opposite direction. During the ground loop the left aileron was damaged. The pilot was unhurt.

The report can be found in the Quarterly Report Aviation for the third quarter of 2016.

Statistics

  • Start date 13 mei 2016
  • End date 30 sep. 2016
  • Type investigationShort
  • Status investigationClosed

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