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Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||1201-1800|
|Make Model Name||Amateur/Home Built/Experimental|
|Operating Under FAR Part||Part 91|
|Route In Use||None|
|Aircraft Component||Cowling/Nacelle Fasteners|
|Qualification||Flight Crew Air Transport Pilot (ATP)|
Flight Crew Flight Engineer
|Experience||Flight Crew Last 90 Days 15|
Flight Crew Total 23040
Flight Crew Type 350
|Anomaly||Aircraft Equipment Problem Critical|
Emergency landing using dry lake bed inside a wilderness area. Hinge pin on left side engine cowling became distended toward propeller. Re-set pin and continued to destination.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: A pilot landed his Experimental Bearhawk off airport to reset a left side engine cowling hinge pin which was working it was toward the propeller then departed for his destination.
Narrative: Emergency landing using dry lake bed inside a Wilderness Area. Hinge pin on left side engine cowling became distended toward propeller. Re-set pin and continued to destination.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of July 2013 and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.