Kolb Twinstar Mk 3 Extra, G-CDFA, 6 April 2007

Kolb Twinstar Mk 3 Extra, G-CDFA

Summary:

The aircraft was in the cruise when the propeller detached. The pilot made a successful forced landing without further damage. Examination showed that the bolts securing the crankshaft extension fitting to the crankshaft had fractured in long-term high-cycle fatigue.

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