Enstrom 280FX Shark, G-OJMF, 8 February 2012

Enstrom 280FX Shark, G-OJMF


The pilot experienced a lack of tail rotor authority and elected to do a run-on landing at Manchester Barton. The helicopter veered after landing and the tail rotor struck the ground. The lack of tail rotor control was due to the separation of the flange on the tail rotor pitch change bearing.

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