AAIB investigation to RL7A XP Sherwood Ranger, G-CHHD

Right main wheel failure, at Druridge Bay Airfield, Northumberland, 16 August 2015.

Summary:

During a takeoff run, the right main wheel failed and the aircraft nosed over. The failure was probably the result of insufficient torque being applied to the wheel’s attachment nuts during original assembly.

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RL7A XP Sherwood Ranger, G-CHHD 02-16

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Published 11 February 2016