ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58488
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Narrative:A flight control manual reversion check was being conducted as part of a post maintenance check flight prior to return after lease. During the check, the aircraft pitched rapidly nose-down, descending approximately 9,000 ft before control was recovered and landed safely. Four flight crew members were on board, and there were no passengers. None of the flight crew members were injured.
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Aircraft damage:|| None|
|Location:||W of Norwich, Norfolk -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||Southend (SEB/EGMC)|
|Destination airport:||London Stansted (STN/EGSS)|
|Investigating agency: ||AAIB|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities|
As a result of the incident the check flight was abandoned and the aircraft returned to Southend. Suspecting possible structural damage, the commander kept the speed below 250 kt and configured the aircraft for landing early during the approach. The aircraft appeared to operate normally and landed without further incident at 1606 hrs.
A number of maintenance and airworthiness check issues were identified and seven safety recommendations have been made.
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|Investigating agency: ||AAIB |
|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Download report: || Final report|
Safety recommendation 2010-071 issued by AAIB to Boeing
Safety recommendation 2010-074 issued by AAIB to Boeing
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||Dr. John Smith
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||Dr. John Smith
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