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Report: Beech 1900 unchecked cargo door opens on takeoff
2 June 2011

Report: Beech 1900 unchecked cargo door opens on takeoff

2 June 2011

The New Zealand Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) determined that a distraction during the pre-flight inspection failed to reveal an unlocked cargo door on a Beech 1900. The cargo door opened during takeoff.  A Beechcraft 1900D, registered ZK-EAQ, departed from Auckland International Airport, New Zealand. As the airplane became airborne the rear cargo door opened. The […]