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Leicester City / KingPower Helicopter Crash Cause Released

Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:00 pm

"The Air Accidents Investigation Branch found that the pin had become disconnected, resulting in the helicopter becoming unstable and preventing the pilot from controlling it."

https://news.sky.com/story/investigators-reveal-cause-of-leicester-city-helicopter-crash-11573217
 
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Re: Leicester City / KingPower Helicopter Crash Cause Released

Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:32 pm

 
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Re: Leicester City / KingPower Helicopter Crash Cause Released

Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:14 pm

So we know the What failed, just not Why yet. That is what I got from reading the report.
 
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Re: Leicester City / KingPower Helicopter Crash Cause Released

Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:27 pm

This also includes links to previous EASA ADs:

https://www.rotorandwing.com/2018/12/06 ... 169-crash/

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