Aviation 051/91

Status: Closed
Recommendation Date: 
26 July 1991
Recipient Name: 
Air Nelson
Date Closed: 
19 June 2003
The company require restraining of at least the left propeller on SAAB 340 aircraft at all times during turnaround.
Reply Text:
Propeller restraints are now a requirement on all turnarounds and are being correctly used. This practice was reinforced immediately following this injury. A modified restraint is used in high winds (>20 kts).
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