THE INCIDENT INVESTIGATION WE’RE EXPLORING this month comes from the U.K.’s Air Accident Branch (AAB). No lives were lost, and damage to the aircraft was minor, but the accident turned out to be the last straw for the air carrier — Emerald Airways Ltd. Its circumstances demonstrate the importance of adhering to approach SOPs, particularly when a mismatch in crew experience exists. Investigator-in-charge R. D. G. Carter and his team were called to Guernsey Airport in the Channel Islands ...


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