AAIB investigation to Pierre Robin R2160, G-BLWY

Air Accidents Investigation Branch

November 9
09:58 2023


During an aerobatic training flight, a transparent panel over the rear area of the cockpit detached and fell away. The aircraft landed without further incident. The panel detached due to its leading edge dis-bonding from its support frame, allowing the airflow to get under this edge and cause the panel to fail.

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Pierre Robin R2160, G-BLWY 11-23

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Published 9 November 2023