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Report: flutter caused tailplane failure and crash of Grob SPn prototype
10 May 2010

Report: flutter caused tailplane failure and crash of Grob SPn prototype

10 May 2010

The fatal accident involving a prototype of the Grob SPn business jet in November 2006 was caused by tailplane flutter, according to the German BFU investigation report. The airplane suffered a taiplane separation and crashed during a demonstration flight at the factory airfield of the manufacturer, Mindelheim-Mattsies Airport. Chief test pilot Gerard Guillaumaud was killed […]