IAA Website - Tuesday, December 7, 2021 4:09 PM

Unappreciated consequences of dual control inputs...

22 Nov 2021
On 20 February 2014, the mishandling of an aircraft during descent to Sydney, involving opposite control inputs, caused an elevator disconnect and a serious cabin crew injury. Post flight inspection did not discover serious structural damage caused to the aircraft and it remained in service for a further five days. The complex Investigation took over five years and examined both the seriously flawed flight crew performance and the serious continued airworthiness failures.