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Safety Recommendation Details

Safety Recommendation A-90-143
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Synopsis: ON OCTOBER 28, 1989, ABOUT 1837 HAWAIIAN STANDARD TIME, ALOHA ISLANDAIR, FLIGHT 1712, A DE HAVILLAND DHC-6-300, TWIN OTTER, N707PV, COLLIDED WITH MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN WHILE EN ROUTE ON A SCHEDULED PASSENGER FLIGHT FROM THE KAHULUI AIR PORT, MAUI, HAWAII TO KAUNAKAKAI AIRPORT, MOLOKAI, HAWAII. THE FLIGHT WAS CONDUCTED UNDER VISUAL FLIGHT RULES (VFR) AND UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF 14 CFR PART 135.
Recommendation: THE NTSB RECOMMENDS THAT THE ALOHA ISLANDAIR: MODIFY FLIGHT SCHEDULES, OPERATIONS, AND FLIGHTCREW DUTIES TO ACCOMODATE OPERATIONS UNDER INSTRUMENT FLIGHT RULES.
Original recommendation transmittal letter: PDF
Overall Status: Closed - Acceptable Action
Mode: Aviation
Location: HALAWA,MOLOKAI, HI, United States
Is Reiterated: No
Is Hazmat: No
Is NPRM: No
Accident #: DCA90MA005
Accident Reports: Aloha IslandAir, Inc., Flight 1712 DeHavilland Twin Otter, DHC-6-300, N707PV
Report #: AAR-90-05
Accident Date: 10/28/1989
Issue Date: 11/21/1990
Date Closed: 9/23/1997
Addressee(s) and Addressee Status: Aloha IslandAir (Closed - Acceptable Action)
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Safety Recommendation History
From: NTSB
To: Aloha IslandAir
Date: 9/23/1997
Response: A-90-143 ASKED ALOHA ISLANDAIR TO MODIFY FLIGHT SCHEDULES, OPERATIONS, AND FLIGHTCREW DUTIES TO ACCOMMODATE OPERATIONS UNDER INSTRUMENT FLIGHT RULES. BASED ON ISLANDAIR'S TRANSITION, THE BOARD CLASSIFIES A-90-143 "CLOSED--ACCEPTABLE ACTION."

From: Aloha IslandAir
To: NTSB
Date: 7/7/1997
Response: ISLAND AIR TRANSITIONED FROM FEDERAL AIR REGULATIONS (FAR) PART 135 TO FAR PART 121 OPERATIONS SINCE THESE SAFETY RECOMMENDATIONS WERE ISSUED. FLIGHT SCHEDULES, OPERATIONS, AND FLIGHTCREW DUTIES IN INSTRUMENT FLIGHT RULES ARE ACCOMPLISHED UNDER FAR 121 RULES.

From: NTSB
To: Aloha IslandAir
Date: 6/2/1997
Response: OUR RECORDS INDICATE THAT THE BOARD HAS NEVER RECEIVED A RESPONSE FROM YOUR COMPANY CONCERNING THESE RECOMMENDATIONS. WE WOULD APPRECIATE BEING INFORMED ABOUT EFFORTS THAT HAVE BEEN MADE TO IMPLEMENT THESE RECOMMENDATIONS, A COPY OF WHICH IS ENCLOSED FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE. IF WE HAVE NOT RECEIVED A RESPONSE FROM YOU WITHIN 45 DAYS, THESE RECOMMENDATIONS WILL BE CLASSIFIED "CLOSED--UNACCEPTABLE ACTION/NO RESPONSE RECEIVED."