On 23 September 1999, at about 2247 local time, a Qantas Boeing 747-438 aircraft registered VH-OJH (callsign Qantas One) overran…
Tag unstabilised approach
An unstabilized approach is an approach during which an aircraft does not maintain at least one of the following variables :
- stable speed
- descent rate
- vertical/lateral flight path and in landing configuration
or receive a landing clearance by a certain altitude.
Unstabilized approaches account for most approach and landing accidents. For this reason, an approach should be stabilized by 1,000 feet (305 m) above runway altitude. Otherwise, a go-around should be executed by the pilot.
Martinair Holland flight MP495 crashed on 21 December, 1992, a DC-IO-30F aircraft registration PH-MBN, with 327 Passengers and 13 Crewmembers…