Final Report: Accident Piper PA-28R-180, (G-FBWH) Sligo Airport, 5 Aug 2018. Report 2020-007

The Piper PA-28R-180 aircraft, with a Pilot and one passenger on board, landed on Runway (RWY) 29 at Sligo Airport (EISG). During the rollout, approximately 150 metres after touchdown, the aircraft experienced what the Pilot described as ‘a strong bump’ which coincided with the right wing dropping slightly. The Pilot contacted air traffic control and was instructed to park the aircraft on the airport apron. It was subsequently discovered that the aircraft suffered a partial collapse of the right-hand main undercarriage. The occupants of the aircraft were uninjured. There was no fire.
Occurrence Date: 
Sunday, 5 August, 2018
Report Date: 
Tuesday, 5 May, 2020