It's thankfully very rare but people do.
Originally Posted by Mark12
I can't remember which one it was or who was at the helm (and I would say who if I could recall) but many years ago I do remember a visiting Spit arriving at DX about 10.30 on the morning of a September show.
On a long final for the grass, straight in and flaps down from the west getting lower and lower despite calls from the tower.
A red Very across the bows saved him at the last minute (50ft) resulting in a very powered climb out, circuit to the north, gear down and a red faced landing
It was one of those slow motion heart in mouth moments. Anyone else recall this event or are sleeping dogs best left ?
Son, if you really want something in this life, you have to work for it. Now quiet! They're about to announce the lottery numbers.