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Narrative:Suddenly yawed and rolled left while on finals. The crew ejected.
|Type:||Blackburn Buccaneer S.Mk.2B|
|Operator:||12 Sqn RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| B3-03-75|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Easter Unthank Farm, Duffus 1.5 nm SW of RAF Lossiemouth -
|Departure airport:||RAF Lossiemouth|
|Destination airport:||RAF Lossiemouth|
Investigation revealed that the rudder PCU was disconnected from its control rod. Upon disconnection the PCU applied full left rudder.
A split pin had not been fitted during major servicing 148 flying hours before the accident.
Aviation News Vol 12, nr.15
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