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Old 3rd Nov 2019, 01:49
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pattern_is_full
 
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Originally Posted by gearlever View Post
Are you suggesting the accident was due to exceedance of MLW?
No, but it is a factor that can't be ignored. Force = mass x acceleration. 10% additional mass = 10% additional force on the gear - whatever other factors were involved. Think "straw that broke the camel's back."

Tha majority of accidents are not "due to" any single factor.
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