From: Ian Judge <firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: Home Date: 11 Jan 96 04:08:35 References: 1
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Bonnie Britt (GLCH57A@prodigy.com) wrote: : Does anyone have any information on the British Air Accident : Investigation Board (AAIB) impound of a B737-200 from British Airways Oct. : 22, 1995 after the aircraft rolled right for several seconds @ 20 : degrees per second while the crew struggled to regain control. The AAIB investigation is now complete and will be published in due course. The control deviations were substantially more serious than you describe. : Is there anything on what is being examined or what the AAIB has : discovered? Boeing is said to be cooperating. The aircraft took off from : and landed in Glasgow. The aircraft took off and landed at Gatwick. There were subsequent test flights also from Gatwick which failed to reproduce the fault. BA have instigated a fleet wide inspection of the component concerned. Other operators ( I assume ) will also be carrying this out. Boeing did indeed cooperate and the Boeing test pilots were impressed by the aircraft handling. -- Ian Judge _|_ email@example.com _____(_)_____ ! ! !