Hawker Hunter T7, G-VETA, 16 September 2012

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.

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Published 10 December 2014