Safair B738 at Johannesburg on Dec 10th 2019, stick shaker and other anomalies
Last Update: November 10, 2021 / 19:07:33 GMT/Zulu time
South Africa's CAA (SACAA) opened an investigation.
The SACAA released their preliminary report stating: "The operator reported that the aircraft experienced multiple system errors during a climb. The eras were on the following: the stick shaker on the Captains side, the Altimeter and speed discrepancy between Captains side and First Officer side. The crew decided to execute an air turn back to FAOR. ... Post incident inspection by the engineers and the crew revealed that the Captains AOA sensor was broken and hanging on the internal wiring only. "
The SACAA further reported: "The operator reported that their investigation established that the damage to the AOA sensor caused during maintenance where in it was hit by a stand."
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