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An aircraft was damaged after a pilot lost control while trying to land at Stansted Airport, an investigation found.

The Challenger 604 had flown from Egypt with two crew and two passengers on 31 January 2022 and met "gusty" conditions in Essex.

The left wingtip struck the runway several times. There were no injuries.

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) said the pilot had to deal with strong crosswinds.

The crosswind had been forecast at Stansted before the jet departed from Cairo. The AAIB said it would have been possible to delay the flight or find an alternative airport.

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