Incident: Cessna 172 M, EI-BUA, Weston Airport, 23 May 2005: Reprt 2006-013


The aircraft was hired out from the owner for a practice circuit detail. After a normal approach and touchdown on RWY 25, a gust of wind caused the nose of the aircraft to drop. The propeller struck the runway surface and both blade tips were damaged. There were no reported injuries and the pilot and his passenger exited the aircraft in the normal way.

Occurrence Date: 
Tuesday, 23 May, 2006
Report Date: 
Monday, 31 July, 2006