The Department of Transport’s Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) has published a report into the crash of a Fairchild turboprop at Cork Airport on February 10, 2011 where six people died and six survived, four with severe injuries. The report states that the crash was caused by a disastrous loss of control during an attempted ‘go-around’ by the aircraft in heavy fog. Poor decisions by the air crew were also blamed, as were crew fatigue; attempting an approach in poor visibility; a power level set at a prohibited level; a power differential between the two engines; and inappropriate flight

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