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Helicopter Force Landing After Improper Installation of Tail Rotor Bearings

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Helicopter Force Landing After Improper Installation of Tail Rotor Bearings

Improper installation of tail rotor bearings resulted in cascading in-flight failures, say NTSB.  The tail rotor “was on the verge of imminent failure” when the helicopter landed.

On 8 August 2018 Magnum Helicopters Hughes (later MD369D N369MH, was damaged in an accident near Honolulu, Hawaii during an air tour flight with four persons on board.

The occupants were all uninjured.

Read about the incident and NTSB report findings in Aerossurance article.

 

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