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AB-412 GROUNDED FOR WINCH PROBLEMS
ROME, ITALY, Agusta helicopter company emitted a security bulletin (412/83) regarding the electrical system of AB-412 helicopters equipped with winch; an Italian Firefighters AB-412 EP experienced in the last weeks, the sudden cutting of winch cable, for the undued activation of pyrotecnic cartridge. This caused the loss of the hook and accessories connected with, which could cause injuries and damage...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency