UTAir B735 at Moscow on Nov 11th 2017, social media and a go around

Last Update: November 14, 2017 / 16:19:40 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 11, 2017

Classification
News

Airline
UTAir

Flight number
UT-400

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BAE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-500

ICAO Type Designator
B735

Airport ICAO Code
UUWW

A UTAir Boeing 737-500, registration VQ-BAE performing flight UT-400 from Grozny to Moscow Vnukovo (Russia), was on final approach to Vnukovo's runway 24 when the crew initiated a go around. The aircraft climbed to 900 meters, positioned for another approach to runway 24 and landed safely about 13 minutes after the first approach.

Posts on Social Media subsequently claimed the aircraft had encountered a stick shaker activation. These posts were picked up by Russian media and even western Aviation Media creating coverages suggesting the aircraft nearly crashed similiar to an earlier occurrence, see Accident: UTAir B735 at Moscow on Oct 13th 2017, loss of control recovered.

The airline reported however that no stall, no approach to stall, no stick shaker activation or any scenario of loss of control had occurred, the captain decided to go around to "achieve optimal parameters for landing" and landed safely in normal mode on the second approach.

Data off the aircraft's transponder confirm the aircraft never slowed to any dangerous speed or encountered maneouvers similiar to those of Oct 13th 2017.

On Nov 14th 2017 Rosaviatsia reported the aircraft went around due to an unstabilized approach at an incorrect vertical profile.

The occurrence aircraft continued its schedule.

Metars:
UUWW 111500Z 16004MPS 7000 -SHRA BKN005 BKN020CB 05/04 Q1008 R24/290050 NOSIG=
UUWW 111430Z 16004MPS 7000 -SHRA BKN004 BKN020CB 05/04 Q1009 R24/290050 NOSIG=
UUWW 111400Z 16004MPS 8000 -SHRA BKN004 BKN020CB 05/04 Q1009 R24/290050 NOSIG=
UUWW 111330Z 16005MPS 7000 BKN003 BKN020CB 05/04 Q1009 R24/290050 NOSIG=
UUWW 111300Z 16004MPS 7000 -SHRA BKN004 BKN020CB 05/04 Q1009 R24/290050 NOSIG=
UUWW 111230Z 17004MPS 7000 OVC004 05/04 Q1009 R24/290050 NOSIG=
UUWW 111200Z 16004MPS 6000 OVC003 04/04 Q1009 R24/290050 NOSIG=
UUWW 111130Z 17004MPS 6000 OVC003 04/03 Q1009 R24/290050 NOSIG=
UUWW 111100Z 16004MPS 8000 -DZ OVC003 04/03 Q1009 R24/290050 NOSIG=
UUWW 111030Z 16004MPS 4800 -DZ BR OVC003 04/03 Q1010 R24/290050 NOSIG=
UUWW 111000Z 16004MPS 3800 -DZ BR OVC002 04/03 Q1010 R24/290050 NOSIG=
UUWW 110930Z 17004MPS 4300 -DZ BR OVC002 04/03 Q1010 R24/290050 NOSIG=
UUWW 110900Z 17004MPS 4700 BR OVC003 04/03 Q1010 R24/290050 NOSIG=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 11, 2017

Classification
News

Airline
UTAir

Flight number
UT-400

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BAE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-500

ICAO Type Designator
B735

Airport ICAO Code
UUWW

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