This may be accessed by clicking the View Report icon below. BEA France Accident Airbus A F-GZCP AF Atlantic Ocean. In its final report into the loss of an Air France Airbus A over the South Atlantic on June 1, , French air accident investigation agency. Thursday, July 5, was a much anticipated day, as the entire aviation industry awaited the release of the final report on the Air France

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Retrieved 1 January Archived from the original on 3 May European Aviation Safety Agency. Retrieved 23 June Archived from the original on 23 March When he received no response, he asked the crew of another Air France geport AF to try to contact AF; this also met with no success. First officer Robert responded with: Please help improve this article if you can.

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Nationalities shown are as stated by Air France on 1 June A program on the ground creates a display of the flight as it is happening so ground support can see what the aircraft is doing. In a July article in Aviation WeekChesley “Sully” Sullenberger was quoted as saying the crash was a “seminal accident” and suggested that pilots would be able to better handle upsets of this type if they had an indication of the wing’s angle of attack AoA.


We use cookies to enhance your experience. The Daily Telegraph pointed out the absence of angle of attack information, which is so important in identifying and preventing a stall.

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How maths helped find an earlier crash”. The Airbus A is designed to be flown by a crew of two pilots.

Ross reasoned that this might in part explain why the pilot flying ‘s fatal nose-up inputs were not countermanded by his two colleagues. The BEA stated that no conclusions had been made, investigations were continuing, and at447 interim report was expected before the summer. Archived from the original on 6 March From there until the end of the flight, the angle of attack never dropped below 35 degrees. Retrieved 8 October Retrieved 5 March Final report on AF Posted on July 6, Retrieved 5 January How we do it Company Investor Relations Certifications.

Final report on AF447

In Julythe U. Retrieved 29 April The BEA also recommended that authorities enact training dedicated to high altitude stall approach and recovery and suggested that authorities review fihal possibility of adding an angle of attack indicator in the cockpit.


Half the accident investigators in the Western world — and in Russia too — are waiting for these results. Also, check the CVR transcript.

Archived from the original on 18 March One engine and the avionics bay, containing onboard computers, had also been raised. These events resulted from the following major factors in combination: The search and recovery effort reached its peak over the next week or so, as the number of personnel mobilized by the Brazilian military exceeded Retrieved 15 July When it was introduced inthe Airbus A was equipped with pitot tubes, part number GR, manufactured by Goodrich Sensors and Integrated Systems.

The French submarines would be aided by two U. Archived from the original on 15 June Retrieved 8 January From the time the aircraft stalled until its impact with the ocean, the engines were primarily developing either percent N 1 or TOGA thrust, though they were briefly spooled down to about 50 percent N 1 on two occasions.

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