ACCIDENT: Piper, PA-32R-301, N808CA Ballyboe, Co. Tipperary 31 May 2015: Report 2015-018

The aircraft was landing at Ballyboe Airfield near Clonmel following a flight conducted under Visual Flight Rules (VFR) from Newmarket Heath Airfield in the United Kingdom. During the landing roll the left wingtip of the aircraft contacted high crops adjacent to the grass runway. This contact caused the aircraft to veer to the left side of the runway. The aircraft departed the prepared surface and the right-hand undercarriage leg collapsed resulting in further damage to the aircraft. The aircraft came to rest straddling the edge of the runway and the adjacent field. There were no injuries.
Occurrence Date: 
Sunday, 31 May, 2015
Report Date: 
Thursday, 8 October, 2015