Incident: Britten-Norman BN-2A-26, EI-BCE, Connemara Airport, Inverin, Co. Galway, 28 November 2007: Report No 2009-015

  

SYNOPSIS

 

The Pilot"s Right Hand (RH) brake pedal broke off during brake release prior to ground handling. No passengers were on board and no further damage occurred. The aircraft had accumulated a high number of brake pedal applications and the brake pedal pillar suffered a fatigue fracture. The Manufacturer’s data and analysis suggests that this was a one-off event.

Occurrence Date: 
Wednesday, 28 November, 2007
Report Date: 
Monday, 6 July, 2009