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ACCIDENT: TL 3000 Sirius, EI-FSA, at Cregboy, Co. Galway, Ireland 16 August 2016: REPORT 2016-019
The light aircraft, with the Pilot and one passenger on board, was returning to Cregboy from Letterkenny airfield (EILT). During the landing, the Pilot reported that the aircraft’s rate of descent increased unexpectedly, resulting in a hard landing and bounce. The aircraft subsequently touched down again on its nose wheel.
The nose gear assembly fractured and the nose and propeller of the aircraft contacted the ground. There was extensive damage to the aircraft. There were no injuries.
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