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Airbus A340-642, G-VATL

Date of occurrence: 08 February 2005

Summary:
This report follows on from AAIB Special Bulletin S1 of 2005 which published the circumstances and facts established during the early part of the investigation. Investigative work continues and the final report will not be published before February 2006. This interim report contains safety recommendations addressed to the primary certification bodies for large transport category aircraft.

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Report name:
Airbus A340-642, G-VATL
Registration:
G-VATL
Type:
Airbus A340-642
Location:
En-route from Hong Kong to London Heathrow
Date of occurrence:
08 February 2005
Category:
Commercial Air Transport - Fixed Wing
Summary:
This report follows on from AAIB Special Bulletin S1 of 2005 which published the circumstances and facts established during the early part of the investigation. Investigative work continues and the final report will not be published before February 2006. This interim report contains safety recommendations addressed to the primary certification bodies for large transport category aircraft.
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