Crash-aerien 06 NOV 2021 d'un Airbus A350-941 ET-AYB - Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB)
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Statuts:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:samedi 6 novembre 2021
Heure:12:57
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic A359 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A350-941
Compagnie:Ethiopian Airlines
Immatriculation: ET-AYB
Numéro de série: 412
Année de Fabrication: 2020-05-07 (1 year 6 months)
Moteurs: 2 Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-84
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 12
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 68
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 80
Dégats de l'appareil: Mineurs
Lieu de l'accident:Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) (   Afrique du Sud)
Phase de vol: A l'atterrissage (LDG)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Intern.
Aéroport de départ:Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD/HAAB), Ethiopie
Aéroport de destination:Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB/FAOR), Afrique du Sud
Détails:
Ethiopian Airlines flight ET809, an Airbus A350-941, suffered an accident during an attempted landing at Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB), South Africa.
The flight was cleared to land on runway 03R. The aircraft reportedly touched down at 10:57 UTC, and immediately a go around was initiated. The aircraft banked right, causing the right hand wing tip to scrape the runway. The A350 climbed while diverging to the right from the runway centreline.
The aircraft circled and was subsequently cleared to land on runway 03L. A safe landing was performed at 11:15 UTC.
The return flight was cancelled and the aircraft remained at JNB.

Probable Cause:

Probable cause:
The pilot applied excessive right rudder input whilst attempting to align to the runway centreline, which caused the aircraft to over-drift to the right and experience a significant sideslip build-up and roll departure on the right.
Subsequently, the right-wing tip contacted the runway despite the left sidestick input.

Contributory factors:
- There was a left crosswind component which reduced closer to the ground.
- Early flare initiation caused the aircraft to float over the runway, and thus, the aircraft missed the touchdown zone.
- No evidence of wind shear even though the pilot stated its presence.

Accident investigation:

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Investigating agency: CAA SouthAfrica
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year
Accident number: CA18/3/2/1383
Download report: Final report

Sources:
» CAA S.A.
» Flightaware

METAR Weather report:
10:00 UTC / 12:00 local time:
FAOR 061000Z 34017KT CAVOK 27/11 Q1021 NOSIG

11:00 UTC / 13:00 local time:
FAOR 061100Z 32016KT 280V340 9999 FEW045 28/11 Q1021 NOSIG

12:00 UTC / 14:00 local time:
FAOR 061200Z 32015KT 290V350 9999 FEW045 29/11 Q1020 NOSIG


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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 Addis Ababa-Bole Airport et Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo International Airport est de 4047 km (2529 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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