Incident: (Factual Report) Reims Cessna-172N, D-EOWY, Trevet Airfield (EITT), Co. Meath, 6 March 2011: Report 2012-014

SYNOPSIS

Unbeknown to the Pilot, the aircraft took off with the tow-bar still attached to the nose wheel.

The aircraft subsequently landed with the tow-bar hanging from the nose wheel. The tow-bar disconnected from the aircraft during the landing roll, made contact with and damaged the propeller tips. There were no injuries.

 

Occurrence Date: 
Sunday, 6 March, 2011
Report Date: 
Wednesday, 8 August, 2012
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