Icewind Posted March 24, 2009 Report Share Posted March 24, 2009 Why we should be very careful before believing what the media puts out ! Some newspaper quotes: BCLocalNews - Mar 24, 2009 By Monique Tamminga - "Langley Times Two broken mounting studs to the main gearbox is what caused the fatal helicopter crash off the coast of Newfounland on March 12, killing a Langley man and 16 others, the Transportation Safety Board said on Monday. ..." Avionews - Mar 23, 2009 (WAPA) - It might have been caused by the breakdown of a main gearbox filter bowl assembly mounting stud the accident occurred to a Cougar Helicopters Sikorsky S-92 on last 12th of March off the coast of Newfoundland, in Canada, that caused the death ... Toronto Star - Mar 21, 2009 US may ground chopper after Canadian experts find part feared at fault in crash off St. John's CTV.ca - Mar 20, 2009 Aviation investigators said Friday that a gearbox known to be deficient led to a deadly helicopter crash off the coast of Newfoundland last week. The discovery of a busted mounting stud on the gearbox has also led officials in Canada to ground Sikorsky ... Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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