Serious incident ATR 72-600 (72-212A) EI-FCY, Thursday 15 May 2014
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Date:Thursday 15 May 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
ATR 72-600 (72-212A)
Owner/operator:Aer Lingus Regional, opb Aer Arann
Registration: EI-FCY
MSN: 1139
Year of manufacture:2013
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127M
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 52
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Cork Airport (ORK/EICK)
Destination airport:Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
On final approach to Manchester Airport, both multifunction computers (MFC) failed, resulting in the nosewheel steering system becoming inoperative. After landing, the aircraft deviated to the left side of the runway before the pilots brought it to a halt. After resetting the MFCs, they were able to taxi the aircraft to the terminal without further incident. Both the manufacturer and the operator have taken safety action because of this incident.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Report number: EW/C2014/05/03
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

24 August 2016 EI-FCY Aer Lingus Regional, opb Stobart Air 0 52NM East of Cork Airport (EICK) non

Revision history:

08-Jan-2015 20:09 harro Added
20-Aug-2015 21:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Embed code]

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