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Last updated: 29 October 2020
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:vendredi 30 janvier 2009
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic C17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas C-17A Globemaster III
Compagnie:United States Air Force - USAF
Immatriculation: 96-0002
Numéro de série: P-34
Année de Fabrication: 1996
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 5
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 5
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Conséquences: Repaired
Lieu de l'accident:Bagram Air Base (BPM) (   Afghanistan)
Phase de vol: A l'atterrissage (LDG)
Aéroport de départ:Al Udeid Air Base (XJD/OTBH), Qatar
Aéroport de destination:Bagram Air Base (OAI/OAIX), Afghanistan
The C-17 touched down at Bagram Air Base with its landing gear retracted. The aircraft suffered significant damage to its belly and a small fire broke out as a result of the mishap. There were no reported injuries.
The airplane operated on a support flight from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The copilot was pilot flying from cruise until 28 seconds prior to landing under direction of the commander, a certified flight instructor. The commander took over control on short final to improve landing position. He landed the plane gear-up approximately 2800 feet pas the beginning of the runway. The airplane slid 4528 feet before coming to rest.

Probable Cause:

The accident investigation board president found clear and convincing evidence that Mishap Pilot (MP)'s and Mishap Copilot 1 (MCP1)'s failure to lower the landing gear and confirm proper aircraft landing configuration in accordance with the "Before Landing Checklist" caused the mishap.
The accident investigation board president also found evidence that aircrew distractions, task saturation, reduced cockpit visual cues, failure to cross-monitor each other's performance, Tower's failure to transmit a required reminder and the Mishap Crew (MC)'s inadvertent disabling of the Ground Proximity Warning System alerts were substantially constributing factors.



photo of Douglas-	C-17A-Globemaster-III-96-0002
accident date: 30-01-2009
type: Douglas C-17A Globemaster III
registration: 96-0002

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 Al Udeid Air Base et Bagram Air Base est de 2027 km (1267 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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