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Stampe SV4C, G-BNYZ

Date of occurrence: 26 July 2008

Summary:
The pilot of a Stampe biplane misidentified the runways at a private airfield and attempted to land on one that was of insufficient length. During the landing roll he commenced a go-around, during which the right lower wing and landing gear struck a perimeter fence. The right tyre and lower wingtip were damaged and the ailerons jammed in the neutral position. During the subsequent landing the aircraft pitched over onto its back; the pilot and passenger received minor injuries.

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Report name:
Stampe SV4C, G-BNYZ
Registration:
G-BNYZ
Type:
Stampe SV4C
Location:
Weybourne (Muckleburgh) Airfield, Norfolk
Date of occurrence:
26 July 2008
Category:
General Aviation - Fixed Wing
Summary:
The pilot of a Stampe biplane misidentified the runways at a private airfield and attempted to land on one that was of insufficient length. During the landing roll he commenced a go-around, during which the right lower wing and landing gear struck a perimeter fence. The right tyre and lower wingtip were damaged and the ailerons jammed in the neutral position. During the subsequent landing the aircraft pitched over onto its back; the pilot and passenger received minor injuries.
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