Old 30th Apr 2016, 06:31
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Originally Posted by Outwest View Post
OK, so which actual part would fail that would cause such a clean (relatively) break that would allow the entire rotor head and blades to depart seemingly undamaged.
The fact that the main rotor has been recovered more or less intact should mean that the cause of the failure gets established pretty quickly. I wouldn't be surprised if we see an AD within the next few days.
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