Aviation safety investigations & reports

Douglas DC 10, GIA 879, Perth WA, 2 December 1988

Investigation number:
Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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Prior to takeoff the aircraft was cleared to track via a Standard Instrument Departure procedure referred to as (Runway) 21 Clackline 1. After takeoff the aircraft was observed to make an early left turn. The Tower controller kept the aircraft in sight to ensure that there was no confliction with another aircraft which was in the vicinity. It was determined that the crew of GIA 879 had flown a 21 Clackline 2 departure procedure. This procedure was on the adjacent page of the relevant document to the 21 Clackline 1 procedure.

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General details
Date: 02 December 1988   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 1059    
Location: Perth    
State: Western Australia   Occurrence type: Miscellaneous - Other  
Release date: 09 February 1989   Occurrence category: Incident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Douglas Aircraft Company  
Aircraft model DC 10  
Aircraft registration GIA 879  
Serial number N/K  
Damage to aircraft Nil  
Departure point Perth WA  
Departure time 1059  
Destination Den Pasar Indonesia