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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:Final
Date:Tuesday 22 June 1999
Time:18:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 2T
Operator:D. Owen
Registration: LY-ASA
C/n / msn: 1G139-49
First flight: 1972
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Porthcurno Airstrip (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Porthcurno Airstrip, United Kingdom
Narrative:
The aircraft was landing in an open field; the surface wind was 280/6 to 8 kt and the pilot elected to land in this direction. The ground sloped upwards to a crest and then downwards; the grass was moist. The touchdown was normal but the aircraft failed to stop before it came to the perimeter hedge and dry stone wall and collided. The pilot considered that he had overestimated the braking effectiveness on the moist, downward sloping grass surface.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» AAIB Bulletin 8/99


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