ACCIDENT: BRM Land Africa, EI-FMO, Limetree Airfield Co. Laois, 24 May 2017: REPORT 2017-007

SYNOPSIS
 
The Pilot of a BRM Land Africa was conducting local circuits at Limetree Airfield, Co. Laois. On the third circuit, during the landing flare to Runway (RWY) 19, the aircraft suddenly lost lift. The Pilot attempted to correct this by increasing the pitch attitude, but the aircraft landed firmly on the nose wheel. The nose wheel and fork separated from the aircraft. The propeller then impacted the ground sustaining significant damage. The Pilot was uninjured.
 
 
Occurrence Date: 
Wednesday, 24 May, 2017
Report Date: 
Thursday, 17 August, 2017
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