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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168240
Last updated: 27 January 2022
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Time:12:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-235 Cherokee E
Owner/operator:Stichting Aviation Medicine Research
Registration: PH-PJB
MSN: 28-7110004
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Koksijde Air Base - EBFN - Koksijde -   Belgium
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Lelystad Airport (EHLE)
Destination airport:Koksijde Air Base (EBFN)
Investigating agency: AAIU Belgium
Runway excursion on landing; nose gear failed.

The pilot probably applied pressure on both brake pedals at or immediately after the landing causing a right wheel lock up and an unbalance between the braking efficiency of the wheels. The wheel locking up (right in this case) will brake less than the other wheel causing a deviation to the left. A reflex reaction of the pilot could have been that he increased the pressure on the right rudder/brake pedal, causing the phenomenon to be maintained.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIU Belgium
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 8 months
Download report: Final report


Photo of PH-PJB courtesy

North Weald (EGSX)
20 June 2010; (c) Tom Cole

EBFN Koksijde, Belgium 3 Aug 2014

EBFN Koksijde, Belgium 3 Aug 2014

Revision history:

03-Aug-2014 17:55 sundevil Added
03-Aug-2014 17:57 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source, Damage, Narrative]
03-Aug-2014 18:21 sundevil Updated [Time, Cn]
03-Aug-2014 19:36 Geno Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source]
06-Aug-2014 19:14 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Nature]
01-Dec-2014 19:07 Anon. Updated [Source]
01-Dec-2014 19:07 Anon. Updated [Photo, ]
01-Dec-2014 19:07 Anon. Updated [Photo, ]
25-Apr-2018 19:35 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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