NTSB Identification: ENG13WA001
Incident occurred Tuesday, October 09, 2012 in Lyon, France
Aircraft: BEECH 1900, registration:
Injuries: 8 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On October 09, 2012, at 9:40 am local time, a Beechcraft 1900, F-GOPE, operated by Hex'Air, experienced a elevator trim system failure after take-off at Lyon-Saint Exupery airport(LFLL), France. A post flight inspection revealed that the elevator trim forward cable had separated near the autopilot servo.

The accident is being investigated by the French Bureau d’Enquêtes et d’Analyses pour la Sécurité de l’Aviation civile (BEA). As the state of design and manufacture of the airplane, the NTSB has designated a U.S. accredited representative to the BEA investigation.

All inquiries should be directed to:

Bureau d’Enquêtes et d’Analyses pour la
Sécurité de l’Aviation civile
Bâtiment 153
Aéroport du Bourget
93350 Le Bourget
France
www.bea-fr.org

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