The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) was informed of the serious incident involving this aircraft at 1630 hrs on 12 January 2009 and an investigation was commenced immediately under the provisions of the Civil Aviation (Investigation of Air Accidents and Incidents) Regulations 1996. In accordance with established international arrangements, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) of the USA, representing the State of Design and Manufacture of the aircraft, appointed an Accredited Representative to participate in the investigation. The investigation is also being fully supported by all parties involved.
This is a preliminary report detailing the facts of the incident; no analysis has been attempted.
Special Bulletin S2-2009 - Boeing 737-73V, G-EZJK
Published 11 December 2014