Incident CSA SportCruiser G-CGEO, Sunday 7 October 2018
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Date:Sunday 7 October 2018
Time:14:45 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic CRUZ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
CSA SportCruiser
Owner/operator:Trustee of The Jester Flying Group
Registration: G-CGEO
MSN: 09SC303
Year of manufacture:2009
Engine model:Rotax 912 ULS
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Fowlmere Aerodrome, Cambridgeshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Graveley Airstrip, Hertfordshire
Destination airport:Fowlmere Aerodrome, Cambridgeshire
Investigating agency: AAIB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The aircraft’s right main landing gear (MLG) leg was damaged following a normal landing at Fowlmere Aerodrome. Investigation of the failed MLG leg revealed a manufacturing defect that caused the progressive delamination of the leg during service. The aircraft manufacturer is currently certifying a strengthened MLG leg design and has incorporated improvements to the manufacturing process of the MLG intended to prevent recurrence.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Report number: EW/C2018/10/05
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 6 months
Download report: Final report


1. AAIB Final Report:


Revision history:

28-Apr-2019 07:17 harro Added
28-Apr-2019 07:18 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Destination airport]
28-Apr-2019 07:18 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
09-May-2019 18:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source]
10-May-2019 01:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]

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