Accident: Piper PA 16 Clipper, EI-EMT, Letterkenny Airfield, (EILT), Co. Donegal, 29 April 2011: Report No 2012-008


Having landed normally on Runway (RWY) 25, in gusty conditions, the Pilot was conducting a turn to backtrack along RWY 07 towards the airfield hangar when a gust of wind lifted the tail, resulting in the aircraft nosing into the ground and flipping over on its back. While the aircraft was substantially damaged, there were no injuries to persons on board

Occurrence Date: 
Friday, 29 April, 2011
Report Date: 
Wednesday, 28 March, 2012