Hawker Hunter T7, G-VETA
The aircraft’s left inboard fuel drop tank detached during landing. A technical investigation by the aircraft operator established that insufficient clearances and free play within the tank release mechanism created a situation whereby the drop tank could detach with a relatively small externally applied force.
Hawker Hunter T7 G-VETA 02-13.pdf (239.86 kb)
Date of occurrence: 16 September 2012