AAIB investigation to Boeing 757-256, G-ZAPX

EGPWS warnings during unstable approach, Freetown Lungi Airport, 13 December 2013.


The aircraft commenced a VOR approach from above the nominal glidepath and with excess speed. The pilots attempted to establish the aircraft on the correct path but, at 500 ft, the approach was unstable and EGPWS “SINK RATE” and “PULL UP” warnings were generated. The aircraft landed from the approach.

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Published 10 December 2014