Investigation of air accident at Kjeller airport, Akershus county, Norway

Description

On 7 juli 2019 at 20:15 LN-ALK commenced takeoff from Kjeller airport for a flight to Rakkestad airport. During takeoff the nose gear started to retract and the pilot aborted the takeoff. The aircraft stopped approximately 500 meters down the runway with all landing gear retracted and sustained damage in fuselage skin, landing gear doors and the propeller. After the incident the landing gear lever was found in the up-position. The pilot was uninjured.

Latest update: 29.07.2019

Location
Kjeller airport (ENKJ), Norway
Occurrence date
07.07.2019
ICAO Location indicator
ENKJ
Aircraft
Cessna 177 Cardinal
Operator
Private
Registration
LN-ALK
Meteorological conditions
VMC
County
Akershus
Type of occurrence
Accident
Type of operation
Private
Category of operation
Light, aeroplane (< 5 700kg)
Aircraft category
Landplane, Single-engine, Piston engine
FIR/AOR
ENOS (Oslo ATCC)
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