Hard landing Serious incident Dornier 328-120 N953EF,
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Date:Monday 20 February 2012
Time:15:58 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic D328 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Dornier 328-120
Owner/operator:Sierra Nevada Corporation
Registration: N953EF
MSN: 3075
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Reykjavik (REK) -   Iceland
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Wick-John O' Groats Airport (WIC/EGPC)
Destination airport:Reykjavik (REK)
Investigating agency: RNF
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Two crew members were ferry flying N953EF from Wick (Scotland) to Reykjavik (Iceland) with no passengers.
The aircraft had been cleared for visual approach and the weather at Reykjavik Airport was CAVOK.
Just prior to landing, the PF accidentally lifted the power lever lock for both engines and moved the power levers into ground idle. The aircraft instantly lost its lift, hit the runway hard and the left main landing gear collapsed.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: RNF
Report number: DCA12WA040
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

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