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==Description==
 
==Description==
 
On 8 February 2007, A [[GALX|Gulfstream G-200]], experienced a high altitude [[Stall|stall]] resulting from crew flight planning errors after which flight at an altitude incompatible with the performance limits of the aircraft as loaded was attempted and the response to the consequences was inappropriate due to lack of flight crew understanding of the core principles of flight.
 
On 8 February 2007, A [[GALX|Gulfstream G-200]], experienced a high altitude [[Stall|stall]] resulting from crew flight planning errors after which flight at an altitude incompatible with the performance limits of the aircraft as loaded was attempted and the response to the consequences was inappropriate due to lack of flight crew understanding of the core principles of flight.
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The [http://www.skybrary.aero/bookshelf/books/712.pdf ''' Final Report''' ] of the Investigation was approved on26 September 2007 and subsequently published.
  
 
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* [[Stall|Stall]],  
 
* [[Stall|Stall]],  
 
* [[Flight Envelope|Flight Envelope]]
 
* [[Flight Envelope|Flight Envelope]]
 
==Further Reading==
 
For further information see the [http://www.skybrary.aero/bookshelf/books/712.pdf full Incident Report] published by the Spanish authorities.
 

Latest revision as of 21:01, 28 July 2018

Summary
On 8 February 2007, A Gulfstream G-200 on an eastbound transatlantic delivery flight being undertaken by its operator entered a high altitude stall resulting from crew flight planning errors after which flight at an altitude incompatible with the performance limits of the aircraft as loaded was attempted. The crew response to this situation was confused but eventually, recovery to controlled flight was achieved. The Investigation attributed the event to lack of flight crew understanding of the core principles of flight at high altitude.
Event Details
When February 2007
Actual or Potential
Event Type
HF, LOC
Day/Night Night
Flight Conditions Not Recorded
Flight Details
Aircraft IAI 1126 Galaxy
Operator TAG Aviation Espana
Domicile Spain
Type of Flight Public Transport (Non Revenue)
Origin St John's International Airport
Intended Destination Madrid-Barajas Airport
Actual Destination St John's International Airport
Take off Commenced Yes
Flight Airborne Yes
Flight Completed Yes
Flight Phase Climb
ICL / ENR
Location En-Route
Origin St John's International Airport
Destination Madrid-Barajas Airport
Location
Approx. 130NM from the Canadian coast
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General
Tag(s) Inadequate Aircraft Operator Procedures,
Copilot less than 500 hours on Type,
Deficient Pilot Knowledge
HF
Tag(s) Data use error,
Inappropriate crew response - skills deficiency,
Procedural non compliance,
Ineffective Monitoring - SIC as PF
LOC
Tag(s) Uncommanded AP disconnect,
Loss of Engine Power,
Flight Management Error,
Temporary Control Loss
EPR
Tag(s) “Emergency” declaration
Safety Net Mitigations
Malfunction of Relevant Safety Net No
Stall Protection Partially effective
Outcome
Damage or injury No
Causal Factor Group(s)
Group(s) Aircraft Operation
Safety Recommendation(s)
Group(s) Aircraft Operation
Investigation Type
Type Independent

Description

On 8 February 2007, A Gulfstream G-200, experienced a high altitude stall resulting from crew flight planning errors after which flight at an altitude incompatible with the performance limits of the aircraft as loaded was attempted and the response to the consequences was inappropriate due to lack of flight crew understanding of the core principles of flight.

The Final Report of the Investigation was approved on26 September 2007 and subsequently published.

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