Rans S6-ESD XL (Modified), G-MZNV
The lock nut on the right door forward attachment/hinge bolt came off, allowing the bolt to migrate out and the door to fall from the aircraft. The door struck the airframe damaging the underside of the right wing and leading edge of the tailplane.
Rans S6-ESD XL (Modified), G-MZNV 9-05.pdf (202.40 kb)
Date of occurrence: 8 May 2005