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Accident
Last updated: 15 December 2017
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:dimanche 23 décembre 1990
Heure:18:04 UTC
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic ATP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace ATP
Compagnie:Manx Airlines
Immatriculation: G-OATP
Numéro de série: 2005
Année de Fabrication: 1988
Heures de vol:3262
Cycles:5212
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 4
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 69
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 73
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Conséquences: Repaired
Lieu de l'accident:Isle Of Man-Ronaldsway Airport (IOM) (   Royaume Uni)
Phase de vol: A l'atterrissage (LDG)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:London-Luton Airport (LTN/EGGW), Royaume Uni
Aéroport de destination:Isle Of Man-Ronaldsway Airport (IOM/EGNS), Royaume Uni
Numéro de vol: 884
Détails:
The ATP landed in a strong cross-wind (200deg at a mean speed of 30 knots with gusts to 45 knots and occasionally 50 knots) which was close to the maximum demonstrated for that type. The aircraft touched down firmly on runway 27 in a flat attitude and bounced into the air. During the attempt to complete the landing, a pitch oscillation rapidly developed which resulted in two more bounces, each ending with a nose-first touch-down. On the fourth touch-down, which again was nose-first, the nose landing gear collapsed and the aircraft slid along the runway with the nose landing gear folded aft under the fuselage and debris punctured the fuselage pressure hull. The propeller tips disintegrated on contact with the runway. The aircraft came to rest on grass adjacent to the runway and no one was injured.

Probable Cause:

CAUSAL FACTORS:
(i) The adverse weather conditions which existed at the time of the landing.
(ii) The commander's decision to fly the approach at an airspeed which exceeded that recommended in the Operations Manual.
(iii) The commander's misjudgement of the landing flare and the recovery from the subsequent bounce.
A contributory factor may have been the distraction of a caution warning which occurred immediately before touch-down.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 214 days (7 months)
Accident number: AAIB AAR 1/91
Download report: Final report


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Plan
Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre London-Luton Airport et Isle Of Man-Ronaldsway Airport est de 373 km (233 miles).

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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