Accident: Yakolav, LY-AHF, Weston Airfield, 24 Jul 2001: Report No 2002-014

SYNOPSIS

Having taken off from Abbeyshrule, 40 nm away, the pilot and his passenger joined the circuit for landing at Weston Aerodrome.  During base leg the pilot called out “three greens” to his passenger in the rear seat, indicating that he had selected the undercarriage down.  After touchdown, however, the undercarriage appeared to collapse.  The aircraft continued along the runway and eventually ran on to the grass and stopped.  

Occurrence Date: 
Tuesday, 24 July, 2001
Report Date: 
Friday, 15 November, 2002