FAA Issues Emergency AD For de Havilland DHC-3 Otters

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Following the September fatal crash of a de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter floatplane in Washington State, the FAA has issued an emergency Airworthiness Directive calling for the immediate visual inspection of the left-hand elevator auxiliary spar. The check is for possible cracks, corrosion and/or...

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