• OTHERJETS IL76 CFIT After Improvised GPS Approach Procedure In Low Visibility

  • The flight crew of the Ilyushin IL-76TD freighter conducted two approaches based on a user-defined global positioning system waypoint that incorrectly depicted the location of the runway threshold. The first approach led to a go-around. The second approach was not stabilized; the descent rate was high when the airplane struck rising terrain.
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