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Issue number: AO-2013-130-SI-01
Who it affects: Virgin Australia International Airlines B777 pilots
Issue owner: Virgin Australia International Airlines
Operation affected: Aviation: Air transport
Background: Investigation Report AO-2013-130
Date: 15 July 2015

Safety issue description

The presentation of the runway 34 visual approach in the operator's Route and Airport Information Manual increased the risk of the runway threshold crossing altitude being entered into the runway extension waypoint.

Proactive Action

Action organisation: Virgin Australia International Airlines
Action number: AO-2013-130-NSA-031
Date: 15 July 2015
Action status: Closed

Virgin Australia International Airlines has advised that the SHEED approach to runway 34 at Melbourne is no longer to be used by its Boeing 777 crews.

   
Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Status justification:

The action by Virgin Australia International Airlines eliminates the risk associated with the safety issue.

 
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Last update 04 August 2015