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EASA orders inspection of A380 for cracks in wing rib feet
20 January 2012

EASA orders inspection of A380 for cracks in wing rib feet

20 January 2012

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued an Airworthiness Directive (AD), ordering inspection of certain Airbus A380 aircraft for the possible presence of cracks in the wing rib feet.

Report: fatigue cracking caused gear failure of Swedish DHC-6 Twin Otter

21 June 2010

A de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter sustained substantial damage in a landing gear failure in Sweden in June 2009. The Swedish accident investigators concluded that the gear fractured as the result of a fatigue crack. The pilot intended to take off with 21 parachutists on board the aircraft. He did not notice anything abnormal, […]