Emus means craft to ‘belly-flop’

Emus means craft to 'belly...

The luckless Cessna 441 aircraft, that landed with alighting rigging retracted. SOURCE: Australian Safety Transport Bureau
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A GROUP of emus on a farming alighting frame in South Australia’s north-east dreaming a commander who was forced to make a “belly flop” alighting in Sep this year, an Australian Government news has found.

A Cessna 441 craft with 8 passengers on house done a wheels-up alighting on Sep 3, after it over Adelaide on a slight licence moody to a Honeymoon aeroplane alighting area, about 400km from Adelaide.

It was a pilot’s third lapse moody to Honeymoon, a uranium mine, that day.

The aircraft was en track to Honeymoon from Adelaide.

The aircraft was en track to Honeymoon from Adelaide.
Source: The Advertiser

But while on track to a destination, a commander did not reduce a alighting gear.

Australian Transport Safety Bureau partner ubiquitous manager vital capability Joe Hattley pronounced a wheels did not have time to come out as a outcome of a commander forgetful to reduce a alighting gear.

“As he was going by his final proceed … he was dreaming by emus,” he said.

“It is a sincerely open area, there was a check to make certain a runway was transparent (but) he speckled some emus … (and) forgot to put a alighting rigging down.”

The commander was dreaming by emus while landing, according to a report.

The commander was dreaming by emus while landing, according to a report.
Source: News Limited

Mr Hattley pronounced it was called a “belly landing” or “wheels adult landing”.

“So it shop-worn a bottom of a aircraft,” he said.

Mr Hattley pronounced no one was injured, though it was lodged as an occurrence since of a turn of repairs to a bottom of a plane.

In a report, a commander pronounced a alighting rigging warning horn did not sound.

Mr Hattley pronounced a news reminded pilots about a probable distractions while drifting and forestall them from happening.

“It (belly wave landings) occur from time to time,” he said.

The news states: “This occurrence highlights a impact distractions can have on aircraft operations, quite during a vicious proviso of flight.”

Research conducted by a Australian Transport Safety Bureau found that distractions were a normal partial of bland drifting and pilots generally responded to distractions fast and efficiently.

“It also suggested that 13 per cent of accidents and incidents compared with commander daze between Jan 1997 and Sep 2004 occurred during a proceed proviso of flight,” a news read.


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