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GALX, en-route, North East of Newfoundland, Canada, 2007

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Summary
On 8 February 2007, A Gulfstream G-200 on an eastbound transatlantic delivery flight 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.
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
HF
Tag(s) Data use error,
Inappropriate crew response - skills deficiency,
Ineffective Monitoring,
Procedural non compliance
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 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.

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Further Reading

For further information see the full Incident Report published by the Spanish authorities.