17 July – 22 September 2015


McCauley 4HFR34C652 propeller blade section—propeller blade twisted. SDR 510021795
During the landing roll the aircraft struck a Kangaroo with the right hand propeller. One of the propeller blades on the right engine was found to be significantly bend (twisted).

Propeller controlling system—governor failed. SDR 510021769
Unit failed upon installation. The prop comes out of feather on first start-up of the day, normal prop rpm in feather is 200 rpm, prop rpm then increases to over 400 rpm after about a minute of running, no problem when oil is hot during the day. P/No: 821000201.