‘Incompetence’ of MAS crew in Brisbane incident endangered all, says Australian paper


Flight MH134 was forced to return to Brisbane soon after takeoff on July 18 when the Airbus A330-300’s airspeed indication failed. – EPA pic, August 31, 2018.

THE failure and incompetence of all crew members to follow mandatory pre-departure checks had endangered the lives of everyone on board the Malaysia Airlines aircraft which was forced to return to Brisbane Airport last month after it had taken off, said an article in The Australian.

Flight MH134 was forced to return to Brisbane soon after takeoff on July 18 when the Airbus A330-300’s airspeed indication failed. The plane then had to be towed from the main runway due to minor damage to the main landing gear doors.


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  • It is standard procedure for the pilot to do a final visual inspection of the plane before takeoff. Shocking

    Posted 1 year ago by Malaysia New hope

  • The lackadaisical attitude amongst pilots can cost peoples lives. I wonder what MAS reaction to this episode is?

    Posted 1 year ago by Thiruchelvam Thirunavukarasu

  • Wasn't the CEO in the Hebat Negaraku video?

    Posted 1 year ago by Azlan Romly

  • There is a serious price to pay when meritocracy is pushed aside regularly to make way for mediocrity.

    Posted 1 year ago by Simple Sulaiman

  • The pitot probes are some of the important things engineers and flight crew look at while doing their walk around before departure. Shocking!!

    Posted 1 year ago by Amer Hamidy Osman

  • The whole trouble is, our Malaysian transport system, be it MAS or AirAsia and Sea vessel, MISC, it seems to be all promotions of commanding Officers on these international transport vehicles were not based on merits of man hours experiences accumulated but based on fulfilling quotas. Our transport ministers of previous government wouldn't careless of what will happened to people on board the vehicles as long as the quotas system..

    Posted 1 year ago by Peter Moses

  • Hang tak check betul2? Hangover?

    Posted 1 year ago by Ramli Sirap