The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is investigating a pod strike involving a Singapore Airlines Cargo Boeing 747-412F freighter, 9V-SFO, at Sydney Airport, on 28 November 2019.
During the missed approach procedure, the no. 1 engine pod struck the ground.
As part of the investigation, the ATSB will interview the flight crew and other directly involved parties and obtain other relevant information, including recorded data.
A report will be released at the end of the investigation. Should a critical safety issue be identified during the course of the investigation, the ATSB will immediately notify relevant stakeholders so appropriate and timely safety action can be taken.
|Date:||28 November 2019||Investigation status:||Active|
|Time:||2040 AEDT||Investigation level:||Defined - click for an explanation of investigation levels|
|Location:||Sydney Airport||Investigation phase:||Examination and analysis|
|State:||New South Wales||Occurrence type:||Ground strike|
|Release date:||02 December 2019||Occurrence category:||Serious Incident|
|Report status:||Pending||Highest injury level:||None|
|Anticipated completion:||2nd Quarter 2021|
|Aircraft manufacturer||The Boeing Company|
|Type of operation||Air Transport High Capacity|
|Damage to aircraft||Unknown|
|Departure point||Changi, Singapore|