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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172805
Last updated: 20 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-600 (72-212A)
Owner/operator:Aer Lingus Regional, opb Aer Arann
Registration: EI-FCY
C/n / msn: 1139
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 52
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC), Ringway, Manchester -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cork Airport (ORK/EICK)
Destination airport:Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC)
Investigating agency: AAIB
On final approach to Manchester Airport, both multifunction computers (MFC) failed, resulting in the nosewheel steering system becoming inoperative. After landing, the aircraft deviated to the left side of the runway before the pilots brought it to a halt. After resetting the MFCs, they were able to taxi the aircraft to the terminal without further incident. Both the manufacturer and the operator have taken safety action because of this incident.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Photo of EI-FCY courtesy

Edinburgh (EGPH / EDI)
31 October 2019; (c) Lewis Grant

Revision history:

08-Jan-2015 20:09 harro Added
20-Aug-2015 21:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Embed code]

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