On 2 May 2010; Afriqiyah Airways; A330-200; Flight 771; near Tripoli, Libya: The aircraft (5A-ONG) was on a scheduled international flight from Johannesburg, South Africa (JNB) to Tripoli, Libya (TIP) with 93 passengers and 11 crew on board. Of the 93 passengers, 82 were traveling to European destinations. The aircraft was relatively new.
Afriqiyah Airways flight 771 crashed as the consequence of six incidences of gross negligence by the flight crew, the control tower and the airline, in which 103 people died.
Two weeks before the crash, on a flight from London to Tripoli, an unreported near-accident occurred with the same plane and same crew, which may have indicated something wrong with the plane.
The young first officer was at the controls and pushed the nose down instead of up.
The captain should have intervened and did nothing.
The control tower in Tripoli sent the plane to the wrong runway.
Poor CRM was one of the main factors that caused the fatal accident.
Final Report PDF is available for download FINAL_5A-ONG-1.pdf
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