Aviation safety issues and actions
Safety Advisory Notice issued to: Operators of Eurocopter AS350 aircraft
|Date issued:||11 April 2011|
|Safety action status:||Closed|
|Background:||Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed|
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau advises that all operators of Eurocopter AS350 aircraft should consider the implications of this safety issue and take action where considered appropriate. In particular, operators are encouraged to review the appropriate sections of the aircraft maintenance manual with regard to cargo door flushness and give consideration to the cargo door improved locking mechanism detailed in SB 52.00.25 and SB 52.00.26 to improve door security.