Incident Short SC7 Skyvan 3 G-BEOL, Friday 3 May 2013
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Date:Friday 3 May 2013
Type:Silhouette image of generic SC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Short SC7 Skyvan 3
Owner/operator:Invicta Aviation Ltd
Registration: G-BEOL
MSN: SH.1954
Year of manufacture:1977
Engine model:Garrett Airesearch TPE331-2-201A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Weston-on-the-Green, Bicester, Oxfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Brize Norton (BZZ/EGVN)
Destination airport:RAF Weston-on-the-Green, Bicester, Oxfordshire
Investigating agency: AAIB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
As the nosewheel contacted the ground on touchdown on Runway 27 at Weston-on-the-Green the nose wheel and yoke assembly detached from the aircraft. The aircraft veered off the runway and came to a stop with a nose-down attitude. There were no injuries to the crew or passengers. The nose landing gear had fractured across the plated portion of the oleo. A forensic examination of the damaged nose landing gear assembly is being carried out by the manufacturer.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Report number: EW/G2013/05/02
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


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Revision history:

17-Jun-2015 17:49 ryan Added
22-Sep-2015 22:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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