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Safety Recommendation A-94-071
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Synopsis: ON NOVEMBER 21, 1991, AS THE RESULT OF THE INVESTIGATION OF TWO COMMUTER AIRLINE ACCIDENTS, THE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD ADOPTED SAFTY RECOMMENDATION A-91-122. ALSO AS THE RESULT OF THE INVESTIGATION OF THE SAME TWO ACCIDENTS, ON JULY 22, 1992, THE SAFETY BOARD ADOPTED RECOMMENDATION RECOMMENDATIONS A-92-59, -60, AND -61. THE FAA AREED WITH SAFETY RECOMMENDATION A-91-122 IN A LETTER TO SAFETY BOARD, DATED JANUARY 31, 1992, ADDING THAT AN ACOB WAS BEING PREPARED TO ADDRESS THE SUBJECT. ON APRIL 10, 1992, THE SAFETY BOARD CLASSIFIED A-91-122 AS "OPEN--ACCEPTABLE RESPONSE," PENDING THE ISSUANCE OF THE ACOB. ON OCTOBER 16, 1992, THE FAA RESPONDED THAT IT AGREED WITH SAFETY RECOMMENDATIONS A-92-59,-60, AND -61 AND THAT IT WOULD HANDLE THE ISSUES IN THE ACOB, WHICH WAS BEING DRAFTED. ON APRIL 16, 1993, THE SAFETY BOARD CLASSIFIED THESE RECOMMENDATIONS, "OPEN--ACCEPTABLE RESPONSE."
Recommendation: THE NTSB RECOMMENDS THAT THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION: ISSUE IMMEDIATE GUIDANCE TO ALL POIS TO VERIFY THAT THE INTENDED SAFETY-RELATED ACTIONS CONTAINED IN ACOB 8-93-4 HAVE BEEN ACCOMPLISHED FOR AIR CARRIER UNDER THEIR JURISDICTION. (Supersedes Safety Recommendations A-91-122, A-92-059 through A-92-061)
Original recommendation transmittal letter: PDF
Overall Status: Closed - Acceptable Action
Mode: Aviation
Location: COLUMBUS, OH, United States
Is Reiterated: No
Is Hazmat: No
Is NPRM: No
Accident #: DCA94MA027
Accident Reports: Stall and Loss of Control on Final Approach, Atlantic Coast Airlines, Inc./ United Express Flight 6291 Jetstream 4101, N304UE
Report #: None
Accident Date: 1/7/1994
Issue Date: 3/17/1994
Date Closed: 4/4/1995
Addressee(s) and Addressee Status: FAA (Closed - Acceptable Action)
Keyword(s):

Safety Recommendation History
From: NTSB
To: FAA
Date: 4/4/1995
Response: THE BOARD NOTES THAT THE FAA HAS ISSUED NOTICE 8430.410, "VERIFICATION OF ACTIONS: AIR CARRIER OPERATIONS BULLETINS," THAT DIRECTS ALL FLIGHT STANDARDS FIELD MANAGERS TO VERIFY THAT THE ACTIONS CONTAINED IN ACOBS ISSUED BETWEEN 1/1/92, & 12/31/94, HAVE BEEN ACCOMPLISHED. ADDITIONALLY, SPECIFIC DIRECTIONS WERE PROVIDED TO ENSURE THAT ACOB 8-93-4, "FLIGHT IN POTENTIAL ICING CONDITIONS & THE AVOIDANCE, RECOGNITION, & RESPONSE TO TAILPLANE ICE," HAS BEEN ACCOMPLISHED. THE BOARD HAS REVIEWED THE FAA NOTICE & FINDS THAT IT MEETS THE INTENT OF THESE RECOMMENDATIONS A-94-071 & -72 HAVE BEEN CLASSIFIED "CLOSED--ACCEPTABLE ACTION."

From: FAA
To: NTSB
Date: 2/13/1995
Response: ON 12/27/94 THE FAA ISSUED NOTICE 8430.410, VERIFICATION OF ACTIONS: AIR CARRIER OPERATIONS BULLETINS. THIS NOTICE DIRECTS ALL FLIGHT STANDARDS FIELD OFFICE MANAGERS TO VERIFY THAT THE ACTIONS CONTAINED IN ALL ACOB'S ISSUED BETWEEN 1/1/92, & 12/31/93, HAVE BEEN ACCOMPLISHED. THIS ACTION INCLUDES VERIFYING THAT THE SAFETY RELATED ACTIONS CONTAINED IN ACOB 8-93-4, FLIGHT IN POTENTIAL ICING CONDITIONS & THE AVOIDANCE, RECOGNITION, & RESPONSE TO TAILPLANE ICE, HAVE ACCOMPLISHED. I CONSIDER THE FAA'S ACTION TO BE COMPLETED ON THESE RECOMMENDATIONS.

From: NTSB
To: FAA
Date: 8/3/1994
Response: THE BOARD NOTES THAT THE FAA WILL ISSUE A NOTICE DIRECTING ITS POIS TO VERIFY THAT THE ACTIONS CONTAINED IN ACOB 8-93-4 HAVE BEEN ACCOMPLISHED FOR THE AIR CARRIERS UNDER THEIR JURISDICTION. THE BOARD CLASSIFIES A-94-71 "OPEN--ACCEPTABLE RESPONSE" & AWAITS A COPY OF THE SUBJECT BULLETIN.

From: FAA
To: NTSB
Date: 5/25/1994
Response: THE FAA WILL ISSUE A NOTICE DIRECTING ITS PRINCIPAL OPERATIONS INSPECTORS TO VERIFY THAT THE ACTIONS CONTAINED IN ACOB 8-93-4 HAVE BEEN ACCOMPLISED FOR THE AIR CARRIERS UNDER THEIR JURISDICTION. IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT THE NOTICE WILL BE ISSUED BY JULY 31.