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Pilots Ignored Airline Tailwinds Rules In Far Eastern MD-82 Runway Overrun
June 24, 2013
Taiwan’s Aviation Safety Council (ASC) says pilots of a Far Eastern Air Transport MD-82 ignored the airline’s maximum tailwind limit during a second landing attempt at the Magong Airport in May 2012, leading to an overrun. The aircraft stopped approximately 328 ft. beyond temporary runway end lights...
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