Result of the door coming open in flight for unknown reason

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Comment by Bill Bear on August 29, 2011 at 5:47pm

Bill, What was your fix/mod for this problem?

Bill Bear

Comment by Bill Alexander on July 14, 2011 at 8:07am
Well I have noticed that while flying the doors will try to gap open a little along the leading or front edge of the door. I can assure you we will take a long close look at the latching system, and make mods.
Comment by John Weigel on July 14, 2011 at 7:04am
There seems to be a troubling pattern of this happening.  There is a 750 flying at my airport that has had the door open and actually depart the aircraft twice.  I believe there needs to be some kind of seal at the front of the door.
Comment by Bill Alexander on July 10, 2011 at 9:18pm
YEP it is a sad thing- but the door did not come off, and not a scratch on anything else. So just have to get one new door and a hinge.So I will be enjoying flying with no doors for a while.
Comment by Bob McDonald on July 10, 2011 at 5:40pm


Its a sad thing...but no one was hurt and the elevator / rudder was not damaged. How about the wing ?

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