Serious incident ATR 42-500 YR-ATF, Tuesday 9 July 2019
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Date:Tuesday 9 July 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT45 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
ATR 42-500
Registration: YR-ATF
MSN: 599
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 22
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Bucharest-Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP/LROP) -   Romania
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Satu Mare Airport (SUJ/LRSM)
Destination airport:Bucharest-Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP/LROP)
Investigating agency: CIAS
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Both tires on the right-hand main gear of flight RO638 ruptured on contact with runway 08L at Bucharest LROP Airport. There were no injuries.

Determining cause:
Incorrect position of the emergency/parking brake handle, moved from the "OFF" position, upon aircraft runway contact during landing.
Favoring causes:
- In-flight use of the emergency/parking brake handle, for non-compliant purposes/maneuvers;
- Defective/inefficient CRM by superficial execution of Checks and Cross checks for landing;
- Crew failure to fully comply with the standard operating requirements according to the Company Operations Manual, by ignoring in some cases the "sterile cockpit" concept under FL100.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CIAS
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 11 months
Download report: Final report



Revision history:

09-Jul-2019 18:10 Alexthespotter Added
09-Jul-2019 18:22 Alexthespotter Updated [Nature]
09-Jul-2019 18:22 harro Updated [Location, Embed code, Narrative]
09-Jul-2019 18:22 harro Updated [Nature]
04-Oct-2020 13:41 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
18-May-2022 18:38 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report]

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