December 7, 2020 at 12:27 PM #10861David WebbGeneral Member
On December 6 @ approximately 16:30, H3 pilot entered final approach to AJX. Pilot was too high and in a position to overshoot. Pilot chose not to overshoot, landed on wheels, and turned to the south west after landing, running over a student’s paraglider in the kiting area (wing was on the ground) and nearly colliding with the student (student jumped out of the way).
AJX weather station reported winds N between 3-5mph at 16:30. Other pilots reported light overall conditions during the afternoon.
Emergency or Medical Response
No emergency or medical response.
No injuries; damage to paraglider reported.
H3 pilot, student PG pilot.
Pilot’s approach was too high.
As the approach was too high, pilot chose not to overshoot the LZ or select a line to land that was free of obstacles on the ground.
Pilot to review appropriate DBF approach, approach altitudes, and landing skills with instructor.
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