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Running head: MODULE 7 - ASSIGNMENT: ACCIDENT REPORT PROJECT 1 Module 7 – Assignment: Accident Report Project Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
MODULE 7 - ASSIGNMENT: ACCIDENT REPORT PROJECT 2 Abstract On November 7 of 2010, the Zonk Air PA-31-310 took off from Tahoe Airport (KTVL) in South Lake Tahoe, California around nightfall time. The aircraft had five people on board when it had began departing from KTVL. Before departing, the ground airport services reported that there was clouds sinking within a 2-mile range and visibility of 900 feet, which was becoming more serve as time past by. The Zonk Air PA-31-310 had the mission on landing at Burbank, California (KBUR) following a photo session of the local areas. Shortly after the Zonk Air PA-31-310 took off, the pilots perform a flight maneuver that shifted the aircraft into the heavy cloud coverage indicated by the airport ground services. Whenever the aircraft exited the heavy cloud coverage it began banking to its left, but as it was performing this it left behind a smoke trail. During this process, the Zonk Air PA-31-310 aircraft collided against a 100-foot communication tower. This resulted in the aircraft’s left-sided wing impacting the surface of the ground which was located 400 feet from the communication tower. Then within 100 feet of the left wing collusion, the right wing also collides with the ground. Lastly, 50 feet from where the right wing impacted the ground, the aircraft came to a complete stop. During this stop, the aircraft lit on fire, killing all 5 people killed onboard. Throughout the events of the aircraft accident no communication was accomplished after the Zonk Air PA-31-310 departed KTVL Overall, the investigation of the aircraft accident lead to a breakdown of problems with the Zonk Air organization and led to the recommendations made within this accident report.
MODULE 7 - ASSIGNMENT: ACCIDENT REPORT PROJECT 3 Accident Report Project A brief history of flight (Mission) On November 7 of 2010, the Zonk Air PA-31-310 took off from Tahoe Airport (KTVL) in South Lake Tahoe, California around nightfall time. The aircraft had five people on board when it had begun departing from KTVL. Before departing, the ground airport services reported that there were clouds sinking within a 2-mile range and visibility of 900 feet, which was becoming more serve as time past by. The Zonk Air PA-31-310 had the mission on landing at Burbank, California (KBUR) following a photo session of the local areas. Shortly after the Zonk Air PA-31-310 took off, the pilots perform a flight maneuver that shifted the aircraft into the heavy cloud coverage indicated by the airport ground services. Whenever the aircraft exited the heavy cloud coverage it began banking to its left, but as it was performing this it left behind a smoke trail. During this process, the Zonk Air PA-31-310 aircraft collided against a 100-foot communication tower. This resulted in the aircraft’s left-sided wing impacting the surface of the ground which was located 400 feet from the communication tower.

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