Incident Airbus A310-304 D-AOAC,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 147079
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Date:Monday 11 February 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic A310 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A310-304
Registration: D-AOAC
MSN: 503
Year of manufacture:1989
Engine model:GE CF6-80C2A2
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 109
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near MoskvaMoskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) -   Russia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Berlin-Schoenefeld Airport (SFX)
Destination airport:Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Interflug Airbus A.310 D-AOAC was making an automatic ILS approach to Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) when controllers instructed the flight to go around. At that moment the aircraft was descending through 1550 feet agl. The crew reprogrammed their Automatic Flight Control System (AFCS) started resisting the autopilot which was commanding the trimmable horizon stabilizer opposite the elevator commands put in by the captain. At an altitude of some 1250 feet agl, the nose pitched up in a high power climb. Climbing through 1500 feet, the nose pitched up to 88deg and the speed decayed to just 30 knots IAS. At 4300 feet the plane stalled. The continuing control conflict caused the plane to climb violently and stall another three times - in the last climb reaching 11,755 feet. At 8700 feet the crew were finally able to control the aircraft. A safe landing at Sheremetyevo Airport was made.


Air Safety Week10.10.94(5); Air Disaster Vol. 3 (p.154-155); › IF-...PDF
Deutscher Airbus außer Kontrolle Die Beinahe-Katastrophe in Moskau


Revision history:

26-Jul-2012 07:20 harro Added
31-Mar-2020 07:35 Captain Adam Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
03-Jan-2021 08:53 Anon. Updated [Departure airport, Damage]
14-Dec-2021 13:57 GeNoAviator Updated [Time, Total occupants, Departure airport, Source]
15-Dec-2021 13:38 harro Updated [Source]

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