Airbus A380 Near CFIT

On 10 September 2017, an Airbus A380 on a scheduled international passenger flight from Dubai to Moscow Domodedovo failed to establish on the ILS LLZ for runway 14R in day VMC before continuing descent below its cleared altitude. When the ATC noticed this, they instructed it to stop descent but when the initiation of a go around was delayed, an EGPWS ‘PULL UP’ Warning…… Continue Reading →

Airbus A320 Go-around and crash

On 22 May 2020 the Pakistan International Airlines aircraft Airbus A320 took off from Lahore (Pakistan) to perform a regular commercial passenger flight to Karachi (Pakistan). The aircraft performed an ILS approach for runway 25L and touched down without landing gears. Both engines scrubbed the runway at high speed. Flight crew initiated a go-around and…… Continue Reading →

Airbus A350 Tailstrike on landing

The aircraft was approaching Runway 27L at London Heathrow airport at the end of a flight from Dubai. During the flare for landing the aircraft “floated” and the crew believed it would not land within the runway Touchdown Zone (TDZ). A go-around was initiated from low height and speed; the subsequent pitch rate applied caused…… Continue Reading →

Airbus A330 Inflight Upset

On 7 October 2008, an Airbus A330 aircraft, departed Singapore on a scheduled passenger transport service to Perth, Australia. While the aircraft was cruising at 37,000 ft, the autopilot disconnected with various aircraft system failure indications. While the crew was evaluating the situation, the aircraft abruptly pitched about 8.4 degrees nose-down, and descended 650 ft…… Continue Reading →

Airbus A330 Data entry and navigational issues

On 10 March 2015 an Airbus A330 was conducting a regular passenger service from Sydney (Australia) to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia). On departure from runway 16R the aircraft was observed by ATC to enter the departure flight path of the parallel runway 16L. The flight crew identified a problem with the onboard navigation systems. Attempts to…… Continue Reading →