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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199687
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PA34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-34-200T Seneca II
Owner/operator:European Flight Academy
Registration: 9H-AEB
MSN: 34-7870066
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Malta International Airport (LMML), Luqa -   Malta
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA/LMML)
Destination airport:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA/LMML)
Investigating agency: BAAI Malta
The trainer aircraft experienced a gear-up landing at Malta International Airport in Luqa. There were no personal injuries to the two pilots onboard.

The final BAAI conclusion is that the crew may have fallen victim to one or more of what is referred to in aviation as the “FATAL FIVE”. (Reference Flight Safety article by Kreisha Ballantyne)” . It is highly probable that items (1) Task Saturation and (2) Task/ Goal Fixation, which causes all cognitive capacities to be focused on one task exclusively, may have reduced the crew’s capacity to accomplish what they normally perform efficiently and safely.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BAAI Malta
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

1 Nov 2021 9H-AEB European Pilot Academy 0 Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA/LMML) sub



Photo of 9H-AEB courtesy

Luqa - Malta International (LMML / MLA)
26 September 2015; (c) Peter de Jong

Revision history:

14-Sep-2017 16:55 gerard57 Added
14-Sep-2017 17:32 harro Updated [Source]
14-Sep-2017 20:39 Geno Updated [Cn, Total occupants, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Sep-2017 13:37 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
05-Sep-2020 12:05 harro Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code, Damage, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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