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  • Pilot faces accidents branch quizzing after Ryanair wet lease carrier lands at wrong UK airport


    <P><BR>The UK's Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) is leading an inquiry into an incident yesterday when a flight operated on behalf of Ryanair landed on a demi-disused air field several kilometres from its intended destinatiuon. <BR><BR>The captain of the Eirjet Airbus A320, operating a UK domestic flight yesterday that landed at Ballykelly UK Army Air Corps&nbsp;base rather than City of Derry airport in Londonderry, 8km (5miles) away, was questioned yesterday by the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA), but will now face a grilling from the&nbsp;UK AAIB, who has taken over&nbsp;primary investigation of the incident .&nbsp;The Shannon-based airline operates flights under a wet lease agreement with Ryanair.<BR><BR>The AAIB is carrying out the investigation jointly with the Irish Air Accidents Unit into how the&nbsp;mistake happened.&nbsp;&nbsp;The IAA will simultaneously study procedures breakdown, although says the incident "is just something that happens". Ryanair has also launched


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    News | 09 Apr 2006 23:00

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  • Ryanair flight lands at wrong airfield

    News | 03 Apr 2006 23:00

    <P><BR>Irish carrier Eirjet has removed from flight duties the Airbus A320 cockpit crew who, operating for Ryanair, landed an aircraft at the wrong airfield in Northern Ireland on 29 March. The crew was operating Ryanair flight FR9884 from Liverpool in the UK to the City of Derry airport, but during a visual approach mistakenly landed at the disused Ballykelly army airfield.</P>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ryanair-flight-lands-at-wrong-airfield-205807/
  • Pilot faces accidents branch quizzing after Ryanair wet lease carrier lands at wrong UK airport

    News | 30 Mar 2006 08:29

    <P><BR>The UK's Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) is leading an inquiry into an incident yesterday when a flight operated on behalf of Ryanair landed on a demi-disused air field several kilometres from its intended destinatiuon. <BR><BR>The captain of the Eirjet Airbus A320, operating a UK domestic flight yesterday that landed at Ballykelly UK Army Air Corps&nbsp;base rather than City of Derry airport in Londonderry, 8km (5miles) away, was questioned yesterday by the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA), but will now face a grilling from the&nbsp;UK AAIB, who has taken over&nbsp;primary investigation of the incident .&nbsp;The Shannon-based airline operates flights under a wet lease agreement with Ryanair.<BR><BR>The AAIB is carrying out the investigation jointly with the Irish Air Accidents Unit into how the&nbsp;mistake happened.&nbsp;&nbsp;The IAA will simultaneously study procedures breakdown, although says the incident "is just something that happens". Ryanair has also launchedhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Pilot-faces-accidents-branch-quizzing-after-Ryanair-wet-lease-carrier-lands-at-wrong-UK-airport-205753/