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Statuts: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:lundi 28 janvier 2019
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic AT75 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-212A (ATR 72-500)
Operated by:Swiftair
On behalf of:Air Europa
Immatriculation: EC-LYJ
Numéro de série: 468
Année de Fabrication: 1996-01-19 (23 years )
Heures de vol:32100
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127F
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 4
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 61
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 65
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Conséquences: Repaired
Lieu de l'accident:Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI) (   Espagne)
Phase de vol: A l'atterrissage (LDG)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Valencia Airport (VLC/LEVC), Espagne
Aéroport de destination:Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI/LEPA), Espagne
Numéro de vol:UX4014
Air Europa flight 4014, an ATR 72-500, suffered a partial runway excursion during landing rollout on runway 24L at Palma de Mallorca Airport, Spain.
The aircraft departed the right side of the runway and hit one of the runway edge lights. The landing could be completed without further incident and the aircraft rolled on its own to the apron.
The aircraft sustained significant damage to the right side of the fuselage that affected the airframe, the hydraulic system and the landing gear.

Probable Cause:

Causes/Contributing factors:
The investigation has determined that the accident was caused by the loss of control of the aircraft on the ground in conditions close to the maximum demonstrated cross wind limit due to the fact that this maneuver was not performed according to the procedure published by the manufacturer.
The following are considered to be contributing factors:
- The absence of communication between crew members on cross wind landing technique during the approach briefing.
- The surprise and shock effect on the crew produced by the behaviour of the aircraft in the first moments after the landing, which affected negatively their subsequent actions and caused them to react instinctively instead of applying the procedure published by the manufacturer.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 years
Accident number: A-004/2019
Download report: Final report
Language: Spanish


METAR Weather report:
16:00 UTC / 17:00 local time:
LEPA 281600Z 32026G40KT 9999 FEW020 15/05 Q1006 NOSIG

16:30 UTC / 17:30 local time:
LEPA 281630Z 32024G34KT 290V350 9999 FEW020 14/06 Q1007 NOSIG

17:00 UTC / 18:00 local time:
LEPA 281700Z 32024G34KT 9999 FEW020 14/06 Q1007 NOSIG


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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Valencia Airport et Palma de Mallorca Airport est de 274 km (172 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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Global Action Plan for the Prevention of Runway Excursions (GAPPRE): recommendations and guidance material to prevent runway excursions

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