BEA - Office of Investigations and Analysis for Civil Aviation Safety of the French Republic

05/24/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/24/2024 03:09

Serious incident to the Socata TB21 registered JA4022 on 15/05/24 at Fukui (JAPAN)

Serious incident to the Socata TB21 registered JA4022 on 15/05/24 at Fukui (JAPAN)

Contact du fuselage avec la piste lors d'un touch and go

Responsible entity

Japan - JTSB

Preliminary data based on the notification from the japanese authorities:

During touch-and-go training at Fukui Airport (RJNF), the lower surface of its fuselage came into contact with the runway and the aircraft got damaged.

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General information
Local date 15/05/2024
Responsible entity Japan - JTSB
State or area of occurrence Japan
Location Fukui Airport (RJNF)
Human consequences None
Aircraft consequences Minor
Occurrence class Serious incident
File number BEA2024-0168
Flight Information
Aircraft category Aeroplane - Small aeroplane
Operator Japan (Private)
Manufacturer / Model SOCATA - TB21
Aircraft Registration JA4022
State of registry Japan
Last departure point Japan - RJNF (FKJ): Fukui
Planned destination Japan - RJNF (FKJ): Fukui
Flight phase Landing
Serial number 780
Operator Type AG Private owner
Operation Type Non-Commercial Operations - Flight Training/Instructional - Solo

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