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Air Crash Investigations - Crew in Disarray, The Crash of Sibir Airlines Flight C7 778 By Dirk Barreveld
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On July 8, 2006 an А-310 airplane operated by Sibir Airlines, ran down the runway, overran the runway threshold and collided with barriers, broke apart and burst into flames. As a result of the... More > accident 125 individuals died, including both pilots and 3 of the cabin crew; 60 passengers and 3 cabin crew suffered injuries. The actions of the crew from the onset and in the development of an emergency situation revealed shortcomings in the professional training of both the airplane captain and the co-pilot. The real cause of the accident was therefore pilot error due to lack of training and experience.< Less
AIR CRASH INVESTIGATIONS - CREW IN DISARRAY - The Crash of Sibir Airlines C7 778 By Dirk Barreveld
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On July 8, 2006 at 22:44 UTC, as it was landing at Irkutsk airport, an А-310 airplane, registration F-OGYP, operated by Sibir Airlines AS Flight C7 778, ran down the runway, overran the runway... More > threshold and, at a distance of 2140 m and on a magnetic azimuth of 296° from the aerodrome reference point, collided with barriers, broke apart and burst into flames. As a result of the accident 125 individuals died, including both pilots and 3 of the cabin crew; 60 passengers and 3 cabin crew suffered physical injuries of varying degrees of severity. The actions of the crew from the onset and in the development of an emergency situation revealed shortcomings in the professional training of both the airplane captain and the co-pilot. The real cause of the accident was pilot error due to lack of training and experience.< Less
AIR CRASH INVESTIGATIONS: BURNED ALIVE IN MADRID, The Crash of Spanair Flight JKK5022 By Allistair Fitzgerald, editor
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On 20 August 2008, Spanair flight JKK5022, a McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 departed Madrid Barajas Airport on its way to Gran Canaria Airport.During take-off the aircraft crashed, due to pilot errors,... More > near the end of runway 36L, killing 154 of the 172 people on board.< Less
Air Crash Investigations - Burned Alive in Madrid - The Crash of Spanair Flight JKK5022 By Allistair Fitzgerald, Editor
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On 20 August 2008, Spanair flight JKK5022, a McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82), registration EC-HFP, departed from Madrid Barajas airport at 14:00 on its way to Gran Canaria airport. During... More > departure, at 14:24:24, the aircraft crashed near the end of runway 36L. The investigation revealed that the accident occurred as the aircraft attempted to take off, because the pilots had omitted to deploy the flaps and slats ready for take-off. Without the use of these "high-lift" devices, the wings did not generate enough lift to keep the aircraft in the air. The MD-82 warning system, that should have alerted the pilots that the plane was incorrectly configured for take-off, did not sound a warning, and the pilots continued with the fateful take-off attempt. The aircraft left the ground momentarily, rolled to the right, and crashed in the near the runway, breaking into at least two parts which were engulfed by the subsequent fire. Of the 172 people on board 154 perished in the accident.< Less
AIR CRASH INVESTIGATIONS LACK OF EXPERIENCE The Crash of a Maryland State Police Helicopter By Alistair Fitzgerald, Editor
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On September 27, 2008, about 2358 eastern daylight time, an Aerospatiale Helicopter (Eurocopter) operated by the Maryland State Police (MSP) encountered instrument meteorological conditions was... More > diverted to Andrews Air Force Base (ADW), Camp Springs, Maryland. About 3.2 miles north of the runway 19R threshold at ADW, during an instrument landing system approach, the helicopter impacted terrain and crashed. The pilot, one flight paramedic, one field provider, and one of two automobile accident patients being transported were killed. The helicopter was substantially damaged when it collided with trees and terrain in Walker Mill Regional Park, District Heights, Maryland. The National Transportation Safety Board determined that the probable cause of this accident was the pilot's lack of experience and lacking support of supporting institutions.< Less
Air Crash Investigations - Lack of Experience - The Crash of a Maryland State Police Helicopter By Allistair Fitzgerald, Editor
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On September 27, 2008, about 2358 eastern daylight time, an Aerospatiale Helicopter (Eurocopter) operated by the Maryland State Police (MSP) encountered instrument meteorological conditions was... More > diverted to Andrews Air Force Base (ADW), Camp Springs, Maryland. About 3.2 miles north of the runway 19R threshold at ADW, during an instrument landing system approach, the helicopter impacted terrain and crashed. The pilot, one flight paramedic, one field provider, and one of two automobile accident patients being transported were killed. The helicopter was substantially damaged when it collided with trees and terrain in Walker Mill Regional Park, District Heights, Maryland. The National Transportation Safety Board determined that the probable cause of this accident was the pilot's lack of experience and lacking support of supporting institutions.< Less
AIR CRASH INVESTIGATIONS: THE PLANE THAT VANISHED, The Crash of Adam Air Flight 574 By George Cramoisi
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On 1 January 2007, a Boeing 737-4Q8, operated by Adam Air as flight DHI 574, was on a flight from Surabaya, East Java to Manado, Sulawesi, at FL 350 (35,000 feet) when it suddenly disappeared from... More > radar. There were 102 people on board.. Nine days later wreckage was found floating in the sea near the island of Sulawesi. The black boxes revealed that the pilots were so engrossed in trouble shooting the IRS that they forgot to fly the plane, resulting in the crash that cost the lives of all aboard.< Less
AIR CRASH INVESTIGATIONS: THE PLANE THAT VANISHED, The Crash of Adam Air Flight 574 By George Cramoisi
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On 1 January 2007, a Boeing 737-4Q8, operated by Adam Air as flight DHI 574, was on a flight from Surabaya, East Java to Manado, Sulawesi, at FL 350 (35,000 feet) when it suddenly disappeared from... More > radar. There were 102 people on board.. Nine days later wreckage was found floating in the sea near the island of Sulawesi. The black boxes revealed that the pilots were so engrossed in trouble shooting the IRS that they forgot to fly the plane, resulting in the crash that cost the lives of all aboard.< Less
Air Crash Investigations - Deadly Mistake - The Crash of Kish Airlines Flight IRK 7170 By Pete Collins, Editor
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On February 10, 2004, around 11.30 local time, Kish Airlines Flight IRK 7170, a Fokker F27, operated a scheduled passenger flight from Kish Island, Republic of Iran, to Sharjah, United Arab Emirates,... More > a 35 minutes flight. The aircraft was designed and manufactured in the Netherlands and registered in the Islamic Republic of Iran. During the approach, in good visibility, to land on runway 12 of Sharjah International Airport, the aircraft was observed to pitch down and suddenly turn to the left. The aircraft continued to descend and turn at high pitch and roll angles and impacted a sandy area 2.6 nm from the runway threshold. A large explosion was seen. The aircraft was destroyed and there were 43 fatalities. The accident was attributed to the movement of the power levers of the propellers by a pilot (it is not known who) from the flight idle position into the ground control range, which led to an irreversible loss of flight control.< Less
AIR CRASH INVESTIGATIONS - DEADLY MISTAKE - The Crash of Kish Airlines Flight IRK 7170 By Pete Collins, Editor
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On February 10, 2004, around 11.30 local time, Kish Airlines Flight IRK 7170, a Fokker F27, operated a scheduled passenger flight from Kish Island, Republic of Iran, to Sharjah, United Arab Emirates,... More > a 35 minutes flight. The aircraft was designed and manufactured in the Netherlands and registered in the Islamic Republic of Iran. During the approach, in good visibility, to land on runway 12 of Sharjah International Airport, the aircraft was observed to pitch down and suddenly turn to the left. The aircraft continued to descend and turn at high pitch and roll angles and impacted a sandy area 2.6 nm from the runway threshold. A large explosion was seen. The aircraft was destroyed and there were 43 fatalities. The accident was attributed to the movement of the power levers of the propellers by a pilot (it is not known who) from the flight idle position into the ground control range, which led to an irreversible loss of flight control.< Less

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