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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 147037
Last updated: 7 December 2021
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Date:12-APR-1989
Time:02:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale / BAC Concorde 102
Owner/operator:British Airways
Registration: G-BOAF
MSN: 100-016
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 105
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:over Tasman Sea, 140nm E of Sydney, NSW -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Christchurch International Airport, NZ (CHC/NZCH)
Destination airport:Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD/YSSY)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Narrative:
Whilst descending through FL 440 at Mach 1.3, during the Christchurch-Sydney leg of a world tour, portions of the upper rudder separated, over Tasman Sea, 140 nautical miles E of Sydney, NSW. Aircraft handling was not affected, and a normal approach and landing at Sydney where made.


Sources:

1. AAIB: https://assets.digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk/media/5423017ded915d1371000b3d/6-1989_G-BOAF.pdf
2. CAA: http://www.caa.co.uk/aircraft-registration/
3. http://www.concordesst.com/accident/past.html

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Jul-2012 07:22 harro Added
09-Dec-2015 21:14 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Total occupants, Location, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
09-Dec-2015 23:31 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source]
09-Dec-2015 23:35 Dr.John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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