Plane File Number BEA2019-0136 Accident, AD Nancy Azelot, on 30 March 2019, PILATUS - PC6, F-GFFD

Accident to the Pilatus PC6 registered F-GFFD on 30/03/2019 at Nancy Azelot

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Summary

Vol local Nancy Azelot (54)

Après avoir effectué le largage des parachutistes, le pilote se présente en finale. Le train principal heurte un talus situé quelques mètres avant le seuil de piste, les amortisseurs se désaccouplent. Lors de l'arrondi les trains principaux s'effacent et s'arrachent. L'avion atterrit sur le ventre et s'immobilise quelques mètres plus loin.

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Local flight at Nancy Azelot

After performing a parachute drop, the pilot initiated a final approach. The main landing gear struck a bank situated a few metres before the runway threshold, and the shock absorbers disconnected. During the flare, the main landing gears collapsed and were torn off. The aeroplane landed on its belly and came to a halt a few meters further on.