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Safety Recommendation Details

Safety Recommendation A-90-144
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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: IMPLEMENT PROCEDURES TO CONDUCT BACKGROUND CHECKS OF PILOT APPLICANTS TO INCLUDE THE VERIFICATION OF PERSONAL FLIGHT RECORDS, THE EXAMINATION OF TRAINING PERFORMANCE, DISCIPLINARY AND OTHER RECORDS OF PREVIOUS EMPLOYERS, AND FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION SAFETY AND ENFORCEMENT RECORDS.
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)
Keyword(s): Training and Education, Records

Safety Recommendation History
From: NTSB
To: Aloha IslandAir
Date: 9/23/1997
Response: A-90-144 ASKED ISLANDAIR TO IMPLEMENT PORCEDURES TO CONDUCT BACKGROUND CHECKS OF PILOT APPLICANTS TO INCLUDE THE VERIFICATION OF PERSONAL FLIGHT RECORDS, THE EXAMINATION OF TRAINING PERFORMANCE, DISCIPLINARY AND OTHER RECORDS OF PREVIOUS EMPLOYERS, AND FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION SAFETY AND ENFORCEMENT RECORDS. BASED ON ISLANDAIR'S ACTIONS, THE BOARD CLASSIFIES A-90-144 "CLOSED--ACCEPTABLE ACTION."

From: Aloha IslandAir
To: NTSB
Date: 7/7/1997
Response: ISLAND AIR FLIGHT OPERATIONS AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENTS CONDUCT BACKGROUND CHECKS OF PILOT APPLICANTS. THE CHECKS INCLUDE THE VERIFICATION OF PERSONAL FLIGHT RECORDS, THE EXAMINATION OF TRAINING PERFORMANCE, DISCIPLINARY AND OTHER RECORDS OF PREVIOUS EMPLOYERS AND THE FAA SAFETY AND ENFORCEMENT RECORDS, TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW.

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."