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SR 111 Investigation Report

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1.0  Factual Information

The investigation of the Swissair Flight 111 (SR 111) occurrence was complex and involved detailed examination of many operational and technical issues. The information in Part 1 of the report is organized into the subject areas specified by the International Civil Aviation Organization investigation report format. While the investigation uncovered many facts with respect to the flight, the aircraft, maintenance, personnel, and so on, only factual information that is pertinent to understanding the SR 111 occurrence is provided in this part along with some preliminary evaluation (first-stage analysis) that serves as a basis for the Analysis, Conclusions, and Safety Action parts of the report.

1.1 History of the Flight
1.2 Injuries to Persons
1.3 Damage to Aircraft
1.4 Other Damage
1.5 Personnel Information
1.6 Aircraft Information
1.7 Meteorological Information
1.8 Aids to Navigation
1.9 Communications
1.10 Aerodrome Information
1.11 Flight Recorders
1.12 Wreckage and Impact Information
1.13 Medical Information
1.14 Fire
1.15 Survival Aspects
1.16 Tests and Research
1.17 Organizational and Management Information
1.18 Other Relevant Information
1.19 Useful or Effective Investigation Techniques


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Updated: 2003-03-27

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