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| <span style="font-size:medium; font-weight:normal;">[[SB20, vicinity Sumburgh, UK 2014|Trying to fly manually with the AutoPilot engaged leads to loss of control...]]</span>
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| <span style="font-size:medium; font-weight:normal;">[[B738, Auckland New Zealand, 2013|Rag left in aircraft caused safety issue with flight critical system]]</span>
<span style="color:#AAAAAA;"><sup>posted 13 February 2017 in [[:Category:Accidents and Incidents]]</sup></span>
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<span style="color:#AAAAAA;"><sup>posted 20 February 2017 in [[:Category:Accidents and Incidents]]</sup></span>
  
On 15 December 2014, a Captain lost control of his serviceable aircraft after a lightning strike when he attempted to control the aircraft manually without first disconnecting the autopilot and despite the annunciation of a series of related alerts. Although type specific, the story has some pertinent safety messages...
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On 7 June 2013, stabiliser trim control cable, pulley and drum damage were discovered on an aircraft undergoing scheduled maintenance. The Investigation found the damage to have been due to a rag which was found trapped in the forward cable drum windings and concluded that the integrity of the system had been compromised over an extended period. The rag was traced to a specific maintenance facility.
  
<div style="text-align:right;">[[SB20, vicinity Sumburgh, UK 2014|'''''Read more >>''''']]</div>
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<div style="text-align:right;">[[B738, Auckland New Zealand, 2013|'''''Read more >>''''']]</div>
 
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