Cessna 560XL Citation XLS,G-OROO
During a post-maintenance ferry flight from Bournemouth to Biggin Hill, approximately 75% of the left engine upper cowling detached, damaging the leading edge of the fin and left elevator. Inspection of the aircraft showed that a number of the leading edge cowling fasteners had not been secured.
Cessna 560XL Citation XLS, G-OROO 03-09.pdf (246.56 kb)
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Date of occurrence: 29 June 2008