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Report: fatigue cracking caused gear failure of Swedish DHC-6 Twin Otter
21 June 2010

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, […]