Crashed H225 Gearbox Component Shows Metal Fatigue

Credit: H225: Airbus Helicopters
BERLIN—The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has called for a grounding of all European-registered H225/EC225 helicopters after Norwegian investigators found evidence of metal fatigue in a gearbox component from the aircraft that crashed in Norway in April. EASA said all flights by both the...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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