The owner of a Mullingar airfield has been advised to remove a wire fence at the end of the runway, following an accident in which a microlight pilot was seriously injured.
The very short runway was waterlogged when the pilot tried to land in November last year.
His brakes did not work properly due to the wet surface and he tried to take off again, but the landing gear caught the top of a wire...
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