Accident
Last updated: 25 October 2014
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:mercredi 18 juillet 2012
Heure:17:08
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-230
Compagnie:Sky Airline
Immatriculation: CC-CRQ
Numéro de série: 22135/781
Année de Fabrication: 1981-07-13 (31 years )
Heures de vol:61809
Cycles:59143
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 6
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 115
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 121
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Conséquences: Repaired
Lieu de l'accident:La Serena-La Florida Airport (LSC) (   Chili)
Phase de vol: A l'atterrissage (LDG)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Antofagasta-Cerro Moreno Airport (ANF/SCFA), Chili
Aéroport de destination:La Serena-La Florida Airport (LSC/SCSE), Chili
Numéro de vol: 101
Détails:
A Boeing 737-200 passenger jet, operated by Sky Airline, sustained substantial damage to the right hand wing in a landing accident at La Serena-La Florida Airport (LSC), Chile. There were no injuries.
Sky Airline flight SKU-101 departed Antofagasta (ANF) at 15:35 on a domestic flight to La Serena (LSC). The visibility at La Serena was deteriorating but was still reported to be about 6000 m at the time of the approach.
At 16:57 the flight crew contacted the controller at La Serena, reporting 31 nautical miles North of the Serena VOR. They were cleared to carry out a visual approach with a right hand base leg to runway 30. At 17:05 Flight 101 reported to be at 5.4 nautical miles from the Serena VOR. The controller cleared the flight to land on runway 30.
Instead of flying a base leg, the pilot flying made a diagonal approach to runway 30. During final approach, the aircraft was never aligned with the (extended) centreline of the runway.
Over the runway the airplane banked right. The right hand wing tip contacted the runway. The pilot aborted the landing and executed a go around. It appeared that the right hand wing tip was deflected upwards and had sustained substantial damage. There was also some damage to a flap fairing. The crew decided to diverted to Copiapó-Chamonate Airport (CPO) where a safe landing was made at 17:47.


Cause (translated from Spanish):
The cause of the accident was an unstabilized approach to runway 30 at the aerodrome of Florida, in the city of La Serena, which meant that the aircraft impacted the runway with the right wing.

Contributing factors:
1. Performing an approach without complying with the procedures for a visual approach indicated in the Airplane Flight Manual (AFM) and Flight Crew Training Manual (FCTM).
2. Not having aborted the approach, finding the aircraft outside the parameters for a stabilized approach.

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METAR Weather report:
21:00 UTC / 17:00 local time:
SCSE 182100Z 29007KT 6000 SCT010 BKN013 11/09 Q1012
Wind 290 degrees at 7 knots; Visibility: 6000 m; Scattered clouds at 1000 feet AGL, broken clouds at 1300 feet AGL; Temperature: 11°C, Dewpoint: 9°C; Pressure 1012 mb

22:00 UTC / 18:00 local time:
SCSE 182200Z 29007KT 3000 VCFG SCT004 OVC006 10/09 Q1013
Wind 290 degrees at 7 knots; Visibility: 3000 m with fog in vicinity; Scattered clouds at 400 feet AGL, broken clouds at 600 feet AGL; Temperature: 10°C, Dewpoint: 9°C; Pressure 1013 mb

Official accident investigation report
investigating agency: Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC) - Chile
report status: Final
report number: Accidente 1628
report released:10-JAN-2013
duration of investigation:176 days (5.9 months)
download report: Final report (DGAC Chile Accidente 1628)

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CC-CRQ was leased to LAN Argentina, LAN Airlines and PLUNA before moving to Sky Airline in September 2008
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Plan
Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposé destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Antofagasta-Cerro Moreno Airport et La Serena-La Florida Airport est de 721 km (451 miles).

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