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    Quote Originally Posted by Oblivian View Post
    Catestrophic engine failure resulting in 'washing machine' flight for Air-Asia X
    This particular airline is proving to be very incident-prone, especially on flights into Australia. There are questions already about why this flight turned back to Perth when there was a perfectly suitable but remote alternate available at Learmonth, that would have nearly been visible out of the right window when the engine failed. Of course there are commercial considerations in having a disabled aircraft positioned at a major airport but there is also the generally observed principle that a twin-engined passenger plane with one engine out is put on the ground ASAP and that means the nearest suitable strip.

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    ATSB releases Jetstar tail strike report

    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has released its report into a tail strike incident involving a Jetstar Airbus A320 taking off from Melbourne on May 11 2016.

    The tail strike, which occurred when a cadet pilot applied an excessive sidestick input during rotation, took place on Jetstar Airbus A320 VH-VGF which was departing Melbourne bound for Hobart carrying 134 passengers and seven crew.

    It was the cadet pilot’s first flight as the pilot flying. Alongside him in the flightdeck was a training captain in the left seat and a safety pilot in the jump seat.

    The ATSB’s final report, published on Monday, said the cadet pilot applied the larger than normal sidestick pitch input which resulted in a higher than normal pitch rate and the aircraft rotated “significantly faster than usual”.

    http://australianaviation.com.au/201...strike-report/

    An interesting comment following the article- should there be some kind of indication in the cockpit of a tail strike? Also that the pilots should have notified ATC once the knew there was such an incident, for the reasons discussed.
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    Can anyone please help me find out why was my flight AK715 from KLIA2 aborted its takeoff on Friday 8 September. The flightradar playback begins at UTC714. Thanks.

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    Here's one we can scrub from the database after a crash yesterday afternoon;

    http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-1...-field/8961368

    VH-BDB. Just when you're getting used to seeing it on the map!

    The pilot of a light aircraft and their sole passenger have walked away without serious injuries after an emergency landing in a Sydney park, which ended with one wing snapping off.

    Emergency crews were called to Hoxton Park, in the city's western suburbs, just after 3:00pm after the light plane was forced to make an emergency landing.

    It came to rest in trees not far from homes in the nearby suburb of West Hoxton.

    Police believe the aircraft took off from Bankstown Airport and was returning after experiencing engine trouble.

    Pictures showed the plane badly damaged with one wing broken off, after it attempted to land in an open field.

    The two 29-year-old men were on a training flight, with one suffering a minor finger injury, police said.
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