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Aviation => Aviation Accidents/Incidents => Topic started by: joeyb747 on January 18, 2020, 03:19:04 PM

Title: CTSB Issues Final Report: High Speed Landing Causes Substantial Airframe Damage
Post by: joeyb747 on January 18, 2020, 03:19:04 PM
"The Canadian TSB reported a subsequent detailed inspection revealed wrinkles in the fuselage skin, a damaged left nose gear door, damage to the forward pressure bulkhead and the nose gear assembly. The occurrence was rated an accident, a level 4 investigation was opened."

"In this occurrence, the aircraft’s speed was not reduced from its approach speed (VREF + 20 KIAS) to the touchdown speed (VREF). The nose of the aircraft was lowered at a higher rate than normal, resulting in damage to the aircraft. These highlight the importance of flight crews adhering to operational procedures and techniques."