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ATR ATR-72-600

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AT76
Aircraft
Name ATR-72-600
Manufacturer ATR
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position High wing
Tail T-tail
WTC Medium
APC B
Type code L2T
Engine Turboprop
Engine count Multi
Position (Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 3


Manufacturered as:


ATR ATR-72-600

ATR ATR-72-600 ATR ATR-72-600 3D

Description

Marketing name for the ATR 72-212A with different equipment fit, including new PW127M engines and an EFIS flight deck. View manufacturer's factsheet.

Technical Data

Wing span 27.05 m88.747 ft
Length 27.17 m89.14 ft
Height 7.65 m25.098 ft
Powerplant 2 x 2,475 SHP PW127M turboprops with 6 blade propellers
Engine model Pratt & Whitney Canada PW100

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) 115 kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 275 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) 113 kts
Distance 1333 m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 915 m
MTOW 2300023,000 kg
23 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL250 ROD ft/min APC B
WTC M Range 825825 nm
1,527,900 m
1,527.9 km
5,012,795.279 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving AT76

  • AT76, en route, west-southwest of Sydney Australia, 2014 (On 20 February 2014, an ATR 72-600 crew mishandled their response to an intended airspeed adjustment whilst using VS mode during descent to Sydney and an upset involving opposite control inputs from the pilots caused an elevator disconnect. The senior cabin attendant sustained serious injury. After recovery of control, the flight was completed without further event. Post flight inspection did not discover damage to the aircraft which exceeded limit and ultimate loads on the stabilisers and the aircraft remained in service for a further five days until it was grounded for replacement of both horizontal and vertical stabilisers.)
  • AT76, vicinity Taipei Songshan Taiwan, 2015 (On 4 February 2015, a TransAsia Airways ATR 72-600 crashed into the Keelung River in central Taipei shortly after taking off from nearby Songshan Airport after the crew mishandled a fault on one engine by shutting down the other in error. They did not realise this until recovery from loss of control due to a stall was no longer possible. The Investigation found that the initial engine fault occurred before getting airborne and should have led to a low-speed rejected take-off. Failure to follow SOPs and deficiencies in those procedures were identified as causal.)