ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 66283
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Narrative:The pilot took off from the airfield Dällikon in fine weather for a private flight to Lachen. On the way, around 18:30, at an altitude of 200-300 m above the hamlet of Lieli-Oberwil, the propeller broke away from the aircraft. During the emergency landing, the aircraft overturned and was severely damaged; the pilot was uninjured.
|Date:||Wednesday 30 August 1961|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Aircraft damage:|| Substantial|
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||Dällikon Airfield|
|Investigating agency: ||BFU Switz.|
|Confidence Rating:|| Accident investigation report completed and information captured|
The accident was caused by fatigue fractures in the propeller mounting, caused by stresses not foreseen in the design due to a drop in the pretension of the structurally unsound mounting bolts, partly due to the installation of a structurally inadequate and untested propeller cowl and due to the failure to carry out adequate checks during maintenance.
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|Investigating agency: ||BFU Switz. |
|Report number: || |
|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Download report: || Final report|
||Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative, Accident report]|
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