Left side horizontal stabiliser failed in flight, Stansted Airport, Essex, 5 May 2017.
After a normal landing, ground staff made the pilot aware of a problem with the left side horizontal stabiliser which had failed. The pilot reported that no unusual handling characteristics were experienced. The area where the horizontal stabiliser had failed was the subject of an EASA Airworthiness Directive which required repeat inspections.
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Published: 14 September 2017
Date of occurrence: 5 May 2017