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Interim Recommendation issued to: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Recommendation details
Output No: IR19990073
Date issued: 03 June 1999
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Interim Recommendation was developed

Output text

The Bureau of Air Safety Investigation recommends that the Federal Aviation Administration note the circumstances surrounding this occurrence, and note the fact that the Bureau shares a number of concerns regarding aircraft certification procedures, particularly those involving flight in known icing conditions.

As a result of the investigation into this occurrence, the Bureau simultaneously issues the following interim recommendations:

IR990072

The Bureau of Air Safety Investigation recommends that Saab Aircraft AB fit the ice-speed modification of the stall warning system to the worldwide fleet of Saab 340 aircraft, as a matter of priority.

IR990074

The Bureau of Air Safety Investigation recommends that the Joint Airworthiness Authorities note the circumstances surrounding this occurrence, and note the fact that the Bureau shares a number of concerns regarding aircraft certification procedures, particularly those involving flight in known icing conditions.

IR990075

The Bureau of Air Safety Investigation recommends that Luftfartsverket note the circumstances surrounding this occurrence, and note the fact that the Bureau shares a number of concerns regarding aircraft certification procedures, particularly those involving flight in known icing conditions. The Bureau also recommends that Luftfartsverket as the initial certifying agency of the Saab 340 aircraft, review the certification aspects of the aircraft's stall warning system, particularly in icing conditions.

IR990076

The Bureau of Air Safety Investigation recommends that the Civil Aviation Safety Authority examine the circumstances surrounding this occurrence and take whatever steps it considers necessary to ensure the safety of the Saab 340 fleet operating within Australia.

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Response from: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Action status: No Response
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