Incident: ATR, EI-CBK, Nr Cork Airport, 29 May 2001: Report No 2001-019


While descending into Cork Airport (EICK) the flight crew experienced severe airframe vibrations. An emergency was declared and the aircraft landed without further incident at EICK.  There were no injuries to passengers or crew.  After landing it was found that a large panel at the fuselage/wing joint had become detached along its trailing edge. Further examination detected significant cracking in this panel.




Occurrence Date: 
Tuesday, 29 May, 2001
Report Date: 
Thursday, 13 December, 2001