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GOL1907: Ntsb Issues Safety Recommendations

Fri May 04, 2007 12:31 pm

From Aero-News.com

NTSB Issues Safety Recommendations In Aftermath Of Gol Midair

Thu, 03 May '07
Board Says "Critical Safety Issue" Exists With TCAS

In response to last year's midair collision over Brazil involving a private Embraer Legacy 600 business jet, and a Gol Airlines 737, on Wednesday the National Transportation Safety Board issued three safety recommendations geared at solving what the Board calls a "critical safety issue" when traffic collision avoidance systems (TCAS) fail, without the flight crew's knowledge.


Investigation is still on-going, this might have been a contributing factor.
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RE: GOL1907: Ntsb Issues Safety Recommendations

Fri May 04, 2007 12:59 pm

If the TCAS wasnt in the TA/RA position it was a checklist failure by the crew, although theres a possibility of malfunctioning on the system which I have no idea and Im not sure if this was mentioned on any other report.
Just another contributing factor as you stated.

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