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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 147889
Last updated: 1 December 2015
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Type:Silhouette image of generic G115 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grob Tutor T.1
Owner/operator:3 EFTS RAF
Registration: G-BYUB
C/n / msn: 82087/E
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:In a field at Byards Leap, near RAF Cranwell, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:RAF Cranwell (EGYD)
Destination airport:RAF Cranwell (EGYD)
Two Grob 115E aircraft have suffered detachment of a Hoffman propeller counterweight assembly during initial climb at RAF Cranwell (G-BYUB in Aug 12 & G-CGKC in Jan 13), severely damaging the corresponding propeller blade. Successful forced landings were completed without injuries. Evidence from the second event suggested that the failure was due to the method of installation of the counterweight assemblies.


Revision history:

23-Aug-2012 23:17 gerard57 Added
25-Aug-2012 12:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Aug-2012 04:41 steve.warren.613 Updated [Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Source, Embed code, Damage]
29-Aug-2012 12:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Phase, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
06-Jan-2013 14:13 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
12-Aug-2014 17:34 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
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