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Accident probe recommends Aer Arann reviews training

UPDATE: The Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) has recommended that Aer Arann review its pilot training for crosswind landings following an incident in which a plane was written off while landing at Shannon Airport.

15th May, 2013
The Aer Arann owned ATR 72-212 following the incident in July 2011.

The Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) has recommended that Aer Arann review its pilot training for crosswind landings following an incident in which a plane was written off while landing at Shannon Airport.

Since the incident on July 17 2011, Aer Arann – which is operated by Aer Lingus – has experienced two similar events where the nose gear of its French-manufactured ATR 72 aircraft was damaged while landing in gusty crosswinds.

The ATR 72-212 was on the...

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