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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