Santo Domingo, Dr.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) determined that the MD-82 aircraft on Flight 203 of the Dominican company Red Air, The left side main landing gear suffered a fall.
The preliminary investigation is being conducted by investigator Satya Silva and a team of nine other investigators in Miami, who They expect to conclude the investigation at the accident site in 5 to 7 days.
“The aircraft experienced a left main landing gear collapse during landing on runway 9, skidded off the runway and came to rest in a grassy area between runways 9 and 23. The aircraft had an accident on the right side. The fire continued to go out after the runway”, says the first report released via a press release.
The cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder will be moved to the NTSB laboratory in Washington this Thursday to continue testing the flight from the Dominican Republic to Miami, Where there were 130 passengers and 10 crew.
“Investigators will be documenting aircraft and runway markings and surroundings with still cameras and drones over the next few days,” the statement said.
Based on Annex 13 of the International Civil Aviation Organization, Dominican Republic has appointed a representative Recognized for research.
the inspection are divided into five teams determining operationsIncluding an interview with the crew members and their flying experiences.
also studied Demonstration of the flight crew involved in the accident and analyzes all the factors that may have been involved “before the accident”.
Similarly, we will check Components of hydraulic, electrical, navigation systemsTires and related parts of the aircraft, together with the equipment and elements of the flight control system.
although a group of Minor injuries to seven peopleInvestigators are also tasked with determining the occupants’ injuries related to the evacuation.
“The group looks at accidents, the use or non-use of occupancy restraint systems, and emergency exits. The group examines the performance of first responders and the subsequent triage and emergency transportation of accident victims.
Last Tuesday, a plane of the Dominican company Red Air bound for Miami, United States, suffered an accident, On the runway after 5:45 pm, due to which the plane caught fire.
The aircraft deflected a communications/radar tower that was in its pathWith a small building in the area.