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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 122837
Last updated: 10 May 2020
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Date:25-MAY-2011
Time:16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic FA7X model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Falcon 7X
Owner/operator:Jet-Link AG
Registration: HB-JFN
C/n / msn: 116
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:Subang, Selangor -   Malaysia
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Nürnberg Airport (NUE/EDDN)
Destination airport:WMSA
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
Falcon 7X on approach to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah International Airport suffered a runaway trim while descending through 12,000 feet at 300 kias, the aircraft experienced an uncommanded pitch up and climbed to 23,000 feet. At that point, the crew declared an emergency - and was able to regain control of the aircraft - landing without incidence.
EASA, FAA has grounded the worldwide fleet of 112 7X's while Dessault investigates the cause.

Sources:

http://www.malaysianwings.com/forum/forum/index.php?showtopic=16154
https://www.wsj.com/articles/BT-CO-20110526-716226

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: BEA
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-May-2011 19:12 bizjets101 Added
30-May-2011 19:16 bizjets101 Updated [Narrative]
15-Feb-2016 19:18 harro Updated [Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]

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