Back to Squawk list

Late autopilot disconnect behind Jet Airways B737 tailstrike

A late transition from autopilot to manual flying caused a Jet Airways Boeing 737-800 to over-pitch and lose airspeed as it came in to land at Kolkata airport, resulting in a tailstrike. ( More...

Sort type: [Top] [Newest]

Why select dual channel A/P unless you are performing a Cat III autoland either for practice or w/x? The AP always rolls in nose up trim when in dual mode ( I believe) in case of a missed approach, so either Jet Airways needs to do more systems training or more hands on flying.


Don't have an account? Register now (free) for customized features, flight alerts, and more!