TAP037: Approach Accidents and How to Avoid Them - Part 1

28 Aug 2017 08:00

75 % of approach-and-landing incidents and accidents come under 5 categories:


• CFIT (which includes landing short of runway); 

• Loss of control; 

• Runway overrun; 

• Runway excursion; and, 

• Non-stabilized approaches. 


They looked at the factors that often lead to these accidents. They broke them down into 7 different subjects,


Crew cooperation (CRM)

Altimeter and altitude issues

Descent and approach management 

Approach hazard awareness

Readiness to go around 

Approach and landing techniques


Listen to episodes 15 & 21 for a refresher on the CRM topics discussed in this episode.



Duration: 14:58


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