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Dart Kitten II, G-AEXT

Date of occurrence: 11 August 2009

Summary:
Whilst landing at a relatively narrow airstrip, in an aircraft that the pilot was not familiar with, a heavy landing ensued on the right main gear. This caused the right main wheel tyre to burst. Debris released from the tyre and wheel caused minor damage to the underside of the right wing. The aircraft slewed to the right came to rest at the edge of the strip.

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Report name:
Dart Kitten II, G-AEXT
Registration:
G-AEXT
Type:
Dart Kitten II
Location:
Marsh Hill Farm, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Date of occurrence:
11 August 2009
Category:
General Aviation - Fixed Wing
Summary:
Whilst landing at a relatively narrow airstrip, in an aircraft that the pilot was not familiar with, a heavy landing ensued on the right main gear. This caused the right main wheel tyre to burst. Debris released from the tyre and wheel caused minor damage to the underside of the right wing. The aircraft slewed to the right came to rest at the edge of the strip.
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