Serious Incident: Piper Super Cub, G-BIZV and RAJ Hamsa X-AIR Microlight, EI-DGG, Newcastle Airfield, Co. Wicklow, 9 May 2010: Report 2012-013


The Pilot of G-BIZV was taxiing his tail-wheeled aircraft in the ramp/hangar area following a short local flight.

As the aircraft was about to pass behind an unoccupied parked X-AIR microlight (EI-DGG), a sudden gust of wind from the right swung G-BIZV into wind and its propeller struck the trailing edge of the microlights starboard aileron. There were no injuries.

Occurrence Date: 
Wednesday, 9 June, 2010
Report Date: 
Thursday, 7 June, 2012