Ceylan also noted that two balloons belonging to a private company made a heavy landing
with the effect of the strong wind.
One of the men, a qualified pilot, had hired the Robinson R22 aircraft to take a friend with him for a flight and at the end of the journey experienced a heavy landing
on a grassy area near the airport's busy runway.
MYSTERY surrounds the identity of an in-foal mare who had to be destroyed after breaking a leg when a plane arriving from America made a heavy landing
at Luton airport on Thursday night.
Rhos-on-Sea based Edwards and co-driver Sam Collis persevered with their classic MK2 Ford Escort and showed future potential, setting top-five stage times from start to finish despite their woes caused by a heavy landing
on the opening stage damaging the exhaust system.
We had a heavy landing
because I only had the one engine so I had to come in like a plane and land on the rear wheels," said Chris, of Manchester.
Barker also took a fall in Heat 10, the race which saw the Robins mathematically secure their place in the final, and after a King tactical ride was thwarted in the next, Josh Auty came to grief in Heat 12 and thankfully walked away from a very heavy landing
10 the helicopter was forced to perform a heavy landing
near Borrisoleigh, Co Tipperary.
Senior paramedic officer Martyn Scott said: "It was more of a heavy landing
than a crash.
And unfortunately we had a heavy landing
and broke the front suspension which put us out.
Second starter of the day in the Moto category, Lithuania's Benedktas Vanagas, came to an early end when his co-driver Sailius Jurgelenas sustained a back injury after a particiuarly heavy landing
off a dune just 85km into the leg.
Atkins' recent project work includes aircraft heavy landing
and bird-strike analysis for Airbus, Rolls-Royce gas turbines development and even the 1000mph BLOODHOUND Supersonic Car project.
The pilot told investigators he believed there may have been a partial crack in the 20-year-old aircraft's keel and this may have contributed to its failure during the heavy landing