Crash-aerien 10 MAY 2021 d'un ATR 72-600 (72-212A) B-17010 - Nangang Island-Matsu Nangan Airport (LZN)
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Statuts:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:lundi 10 mai 2021
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic AT76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-600 (72-212A)
Compagnie:Uni Air
Immatriculation: B-17010
Numéro de série: 1150
Année de Fabrication: 2014-05-07 (7 years )
Heures de vol:13173
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127M
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 4
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 70
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 74
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Nangang Island-Matsu Nangan Airport (LZN) (   Taïwan)
Phase de vol: A l'atterrissage (LDG)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Taipei-Songshan Airport (TSA/RCSS), Taïwan
Aéroport de destination:Nangang Island-Matsu Nangan Airport (LZN/RCFG), Taïwan
Numéro de vol:B79091
UNI Air flight 9091, an ATR 72-600 (72-212A), registration B-17010, departed Taipei-Songshan Airport at 09:27 local time, on a flight to Nangang Island. The copilot was Pilot Flying.
The flight was cleared for an RNP approach to runway 21. At 10:05 the aircraft was at 958 feet and passed the minimum descent height. The flight reported runway in sight and continued the approach.
At a distance of 1.5 nm from the runway threshold, the aircraft dropped below the glide slope.
At 10:06:14, at about 0.15 nm from the runway, the pilot called "come and go around", and two seconds later, the autopilot was disconnected. Four seconds later the main landing gear and tail skid struck the top of a concrete perimeter wall
The flight crew continued the missed approach procedure and radioed that they suspected damage to the nose landing gear.
At 10:08, the flight crew requested to return to Songshan Airport.
Suspecting damage to the nose gear, the flight crew first flew a low pass over runway 10 at 10:45 hours. The tower controller at Songshan Airport reported observing damage to the right main gear wheels. The pilot decided to fly the traffic circuit with the gear down and landed on runway 10 at 11:07 hours.
The aircraft and the runway surface were damaged but there were no injuries.

Probable Cause:

Findings Related to Probable Cause:
When the occurrence aircraft performed a non-precision approach to runway 21 of Nangan Airport, the pre-threshold area was obscured by low clouds or marine fog. During the final approach, the pilot flying used the autopilot lateral navigation and vertical speed mode for the approach.
Focusing on flight operations in the cockpit, the pilot flying lost situational awareness of the aircraft position and did not realize that the aircraft altitude was very close to the runway threshold elevation. When the aircraft entered low clouds and was unable to maintain visual contact with the runway, the pilot flying did not follow the procedure of immediate execution of a go-around but continued using the autopilot for the approach, the pilot monitoring did not remind the pilot flying to execute or call for a go-around. When the pilot flying decided to perform a go-around, the aircraft had reached an altitude of 229 ft, 11 ft above the runway threshold elevation. Because the altitude was too low, before the aircraft could establish an effective positive rate of climb, the aircraft’s main wheels and tail skid collided with the top outer edge of the pre-threshold area of runway 21, causing substantial damage to the aircraft.

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: TTSB Taiwan
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 4 months
Accident number: TTSB-FRP-21-09-001
Download report: Final report



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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 Taipei-Songshan Airport et Nangang Island-Matsu Nangan Airport est de 199 km (125 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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