Final Report Accident involving Reims Aviation SA, Cessna F172M, EI-DDC, 4th March 2022. Report 2023-002

Shortly after becoming airborne from Runway 27 at Navan Airfield (EIHH), the Pilot noticed that his airspeed was lower than expected and decided to land again. The aircraft touched down and bounced before touching down again. The aircraft departed the runway and impacted a perimeter fence at the end of the runway and came to rest in an adjacent field.During the runway excursion, the aircraft sustained minor damage. The Pilot, who was the sole occupant of the aircraft, was uninjured. There was no fire.
Occurrence Date: 
Friday, 4 March, 2022
Report Date: 
Tuesday, 24 January, 2023