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| <span style="font-size:medium; font-weight:normal;">[[DC93 / B722, Madrid Spain, 1983|The importance of using the compass to confirm you are on the correct taxiway...]]</span>
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<span style="color:#AAAAAA;"><sup>posted 9 October 2017 in [[Category::Accidents and Incidents]]</sup></span>
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On 7 December 1983, an aircraft taking off from Madrid in thick fog collided at high speed with an aircraft which did not follow its departure taxi clearance to the beginning of the same runway. This "classic" runway incursion event was a precursor to the tragedy at Linate many years later.
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On 29 March 2015, a crew mismanaged the descent during a night non-precision approach at Halifax and continued below MDA without the mandatory autopilot disconnection until, with inadequate visual reference, the aircraft impacted terrain and obstructions 225m short of the runway. The aircraft was destroyed but there were no fatalities. The Investigation found that the crew did not monitor their descent against the required vertical profile, as there was no SOP requiring them to do so, and did not recognise in time that a go around was appropriate.
  
<div style="text-align:right;">[[DC93 / B722, Madrid Spain, 1983|'''''Read more >>''''']]</div>
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| <span style="font-size:medium; color:#F5D11B;">70th annual </span> <span style="font-size:medium;">[[International Air Safety Summit (IASS)|International Air Safety Summit (IASS)]]</span>
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| <span style="font-size:medium; color:#F5D11B;">6th Annual Safety Forum</span> <span style="font-size:medium;">[[:Portal:Safety Behaviours|Safety Behaviours]]</span>
 
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|October 23-25, 2017. Dublin, Ireland.  
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|May 29-30, 2017. EUROCONTROL HQ, Brussels, Belgium.  
  
Organized by the Flight Safety Foundation and Hosted by Aer Lingus. This event brings together the best minds in the industry from 50+ countries to exchange information and propose new directions for making the safest mode of transportation even safer. Topics at this year’s summit include somatogravic illusions, human factors, data, remotely piloted aircraft systems, and a special maintenance and engineering track session
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Co-sponsored by the Flight Safety Foundation, European Regions Airline Association and EUROCONTROL, the Forum will consider industry best practice and functionality that can promote, improve and create Safety Behaviours.
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'''Safety Forum''' '''''powered by SKYbrary'''''
  
 
<div style="text-align:right;">[http://flightsafety.org/summit-seminar/iass-2017-home/ '''''Read more >>''''']</div>
 
<div style="text-align:right;">[http://flightsafety.org/summit-seminar/iass-2017-home/ '''''Read more >>''''']</div>

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On a NPA, monitoring the descent profile is not optional

posted 13 November 2017 in Accidents and Incidents

On 29 March 2015, a crew mismanaged the descent during a night non-precision approach at Halifax and continued below MDA without the mandatory autopilot disconnection until, with inadequate visual reference, the aircraft impacted terrain and obstructions 225m short of the runway. The aircraft was destroyed but there were no fatalities. The Investigation found that the crew did not monitor their descent against the required vertical profile, as there was no SOP requiring them to do so, and did not recognise in time that a go around was appropriate.

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