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Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Make Model Name||MD-80 Series (DC-9-80) Undifferentiated or Other Model|
|Operating Under FAR Part||Part 121|
|Route In Use||Visual Approach|
Pilot Not Flying
|Qualification||Flight Crew Air Transport Pilot (ATP)|
Flight Crew Multiengine
|Experience||Flight Crew Last 90 Days 260|
Flight Crew Total 7900
Flight Crew Type 1560
|Anomaly||Deviation - Altitude Crossing Restriction Not Met|
Deviation - Procedural Published Material / Policy
Deviation - Track / Heading All Types
Inflight Event / Encounter CFTT / CFIT
Twice I have had to take the controls from first officer due to 'terrain/pull-up' aural. First time due to approach to wrong runway. I fear our training department at this company is not doing a very good job in training our new first officers to a point it is getting very dangerous.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: A MD80 Captain reported two 'TERRAIN PULL UP' warnings on approach with a new hire First Officer and believes their Company new hire training is inadequate; creating an unsafe situation.
Narrative: Twice I have had to take the controls from First Officer due to 'Terrain/Pull-Up' aural. First time due to approach to wrong runway. I fear our Training Department at this Company is not doing a very good job in training our new First Officers to a point it is getting very dangerous.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of April 2012 and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.