January 13, 2011 | Ken Reed

Wind Turbine Failure: UFO ruled out as root cause

Here’s a humorous story about the possible causes of a wind turbine blade failure in the UK.  Link 1    Link 2

Everything from UFO’s to flying cows(!) was considered.  Finally, failure of the turbine blade attachment bolts was identified as the immediate cause, with further analysis required to determine the actual root cause.

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