- Air Accidents Investigation Branch
- 14 July 2016
- Date of occurrence:
- 29 November 2015
- Aircraft category:
- Commercial - fixed wing
- Report type:
- Bulletin - Field investigation
- Aircraft type:
- Cessna Citation 560XL
- On descent into Farnborough Airport, Hampshire
Engine cowling detached during flight, Farnborough Airport, 29 November 2015.
During the descent into Farnborough Airport the majority of the right engine upper cowling detached, damaging the leading edges of the vertical and horizontal stabilisers. The investigation concluded that the cowling probably detached because a number of the fasteners had not been secured during maintenance.
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Published: 14 July 2016
Date of occurrence: 29 November 2015