DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 310, G-BZFP, 22 March 2007

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 310, G-BZFP

Summary:

Whilst taxiing after landing, the lower section of the nose landing gear, including the wheel, detached from the nose leg. This resulted from corrosion damage to the screw threads of a lock nut used to secure the wheel fork to the lower extremity of the sliding element of the oleo strut. As a result of this incident, the operator, has reviewed and amended their maintenance practices for the nose landing gear on the DHC-6.

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