MissedApproach From Canada, joined Oct 2004, 713 posts, RR: 2 Reply 5, posted (7 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 3163 times:
After the loss of Labrador 305, one of the reccomendations was to install Flight Data Recorders & Cockpit Voice Recorders on all future Canadian military aircraft. Is the Cormorant equipped with these?
Quoting AirRyan (Reply 3): I hope that wasn't due to the problems that they were having with the tailboom
The tail rotor half-hub is what you're thinking of. It could've caused the crash, but it's not very likely. The inspection interval is pretty short now & the technicians know what to look for. IIRC, it was Canadian maintenance people that identified the problem in the first place.
Seven on board- what's a normal CH-149 SAR crew, five?