Extra EA 230, G-CBUA, 10 October 2008
Extra EA 230, G-CBUA
While taxiing to the holding point the right landing gear leg fractured, which resulted in the right wing tip contacting the ground and the aircraft pivoting to the right. Metallurgical examination of the failure of the right landing gear showed that the fracture was as the result of a fatigue crack that had initiated from a small corrosion pit.
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Published: 10 December 2014
Date of occurrence: 10 October 2008