The Flight Data Recorder within the Jubba Airways crash has nonetheless not been discovered
Mogadishu – A preliminary investigation into the Jubba Airways aircraft crash at Mogadishu International Airport on July 18 has revealed that the Flight Data Recorder (FDR) has but to be recovered from the aircraft.
According to a report by the Aircraft Accident Investigation Branch, “so far no flight recorders have been located.” The FDR data important data for flight investigators about what occurred within the ultimate moments earlier than the crash.
The report concluded that the accident was prompted when the pilot misplaced management of the plane on account of wind shear, as beforehand anticipated.
Sources from Somalia’s Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation have informed Hiiraan Online that the investigation into the accident had been accomplished.
Kamil Abdiaziz Olol, an plane upkeep engineer, stated he was shocked to study that the investigation had ended with out the invention of FDR.
“Every time there’s a plane crash, the flight data recorder is what investigators rely on the most to find out what caused it. Without the information from the recorder, it’s hard to believe that the investigation can be completed.”
He added that the circumstances and placement of the accident don’t clarify why FDR was not discovered.
“The aircraft crashed on runway 05 of Aden Adde International Airport and should be easy to recover when it is often recovered from the open sea.”
Another flight engineer HOL spoke to was equally shocked to study that the FDR nonetheless hadn’t been discovered.
Ahmed Osman, an plane expertise engineer for Canadian North Airlines, stated all plane should have an operational Flight Data Recorder on board earlier than flying.
“It’s extremely rare to have in a case where a commercial aircraft doesn’t have a black box.”
“There are serious questions Somalia’s civil aviation authorities need to answer regarding the safety of domestic flight operations. In light of this accident, qualified civil aviation inspectors should review all flight operations in Somalia.”
According to world flight monitoring techniques, two massive jets – a Boeing 727 Freight and an Airbus 320 – landed on Runway 05 with out incident simply half-hour earlier than the Jubba Airways accident. Both plane are geared up with wind gunnery detection techniques.
The Aircraft Accident Investigation Branch’s report didn’t say whether or not the Fokker-50 plane was geared up with an anti-aircraft system, however advisable putting in one at Aden Adde International Airport.
The Jubba Airways crash is just not the primary time investigators have failed to seek out the black field from a aircraft crash inside Somalia. In May 2020, an Embraer 120 operated by East African Express was reportedly shot down by Ethiopian National Defense Forces not affiliated with the African Union peacekeeping power. Somalia’s civil aviation authorities by no means discovered the flight information recorder after the crash.