Falcon 900B - accident report from 1999 - worth a look!!!


#1

This Falcon 900B was owned by the Greek Government and operated on their behalf by Olympic Airlines. On September 14th 1999 SX-ECH was decending to land at Bucharest, Romania, when the autopilot disengaged and several-pilot induced oscillations occurred.

Seven passengers, who were not wearing seatbelts were killed; one passenger and the flight attendant, were seriously injured.

Flight Safety 8 page report of this accident.

Romanian Final Report 89 page complete report.

This aircraft is currently operated by VIP Charter Company; MIA Airlines of Romania as YR-CJF, who also operate two VIP BAC-III’s. Guess they got a deal on the Falcon!!!


#2

Damn! Must have broken their necks or cracked their skulls open; that picture of the food cart imbedded in the ceiling (almost ripping the plane apart) is something else…


#3

Photos on page 78 of second report.
People always complain about having to wear their seatbelt, they should look at these photos!!!


#4

:open_mouth: Given the g-loading the airframe experienced, (nearly twice the design positive limit and over 3X the negative) it’s a testament to Dassault engineering that it stayed together…


#5

My first thoughts exactly Mark. Six died in the ship, yet they didn’t disassemble the aircraft in flight?? YGTBSM!!!