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BEA issues safety recommendations on Twin Otter flight control cables
11 October 2007

BEA issues safety recommendations on Twin Otter flight control cables

11 October 2007

In their investigation into the cause of the fatal DHC-6 Twin Otter accident in French Polynesia in August, 2007, the French BEA discovered some problems relating to the elevator control cables. Two stainless steel cables were found to be severely worn due to friction. These zones of wear were difficult to identify without a thorough […]