I chose to research about british airways flight 38

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I chose to research about British Airways Flight 38, Boeing 777-236ER, G-YMMM/FAA. The accident was on January 17, 2008 with British Airways Flight 38 when crashed just short of Runway 27 Left at London Heathrow Airport, United Kingdom after an international flight from Beijing, China. Out of the 163 people on board, everyone survived and only one passenger had a serous injury. 2. Give a brief summary, from your viewpoint, of any management actions (or inactions) which may have prevented the accident, such as hazard elimination, risk reduction or mitigation, etc. If you believe this accident was unavoidable, explain why. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB), the United Kingdom’s equivalent to the United State’s National Transportation Board (NTSB), offers a clear can concise summation of what occurred as follows: “The probable cause of the accident was a fuel flow restriction, resulting in a significant thrust loss during final approach. The fuel flow restriction was concluded to have been the result of an accumulation of ice in the fuel system which released in a short time period, which collected on, and restricted fuel flow through the Fuel-Oil Heat Exchanger. The associated thrust loss resulted in a reduction in airplane performance, and a deterioration in the flight path such that landing on the runway was not possible” (Federal Aviation Administration, 2021, p. 1). Rolls Royce, the engine manufacture, was unaware of how the design could be a detriment to safe operation of the aircraft. If what had transpired with British Airways Flight 38 mere minutes beforehand, the possibility of the aircraft crashing into nearby houses is significant. In a sense, the company as whole failed to have testing which would have otherwise identified the issue. References: Federal Aviation Administration. (2021). A ccident Board Findings . Federal Aviation Administration.
23/03/2021 Topic: 4.3 Discussion: Case Study Reflection 52/54 (https:// Kora Jerentosky () Feb 8, 2021 Reply Hello everyone! I chose to focus my case study on the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 United Airlines Flight 232, N1819U. After taking off from Denver-Stapleton International Airport, Colorado to Chicago an hour and 7 minutes into the flight, the flight crew heard a loud bang or an explosion, followed by vibration and a shuddering of the airframe. After a series of system checks the crew determined the Aft 2 tail-mounted engine had failed. However, on top of this problem, the flight controls were unresponsive and the hydraulic systems had failed as well. These failures lead to the flight crew executing the best landing possible under the circumstances.

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