Incident Maule MX-7-180 Star Rocket G-BSKG, Sunday 20 November 2005
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Date:Sunday 20 November 2005
Type:Silhouette image of generic M7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Maule MX-7-180 Star Rocket
Registration: G-BSKG
MSN: 11072C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Top Farm, Croydon, Roystone, Hertfordshire, -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Top Farm, Croydon, Roystone, Hertfordshire, UK
Destination airport:Top Farm, Croydon, Roystone, Hertfordshire, UK
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The pilot landed directly into the setting sun, reducing his forward vision, and the aircraft touched down off the runway onto the rough grass area to the left and then rolled into an aircraft in the parking area causing severe airframe damage to both aircraft.
The aircraft has since been repaired and is still airworthy, despite the 2005 AAIB report considering it was beyond economic repair having suffered Wing, tailplane and rudder damage and a twisted fuselage.

Sources: - AAIB Bulletin No: 2/2006 Ref: EW/G2005/11/17


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