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23 April 2018

EASA updated and extended Conflict Zone Information Bulletins for Afghanistan, Libya, Mali, and Somalia

23 April 2018

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) updated and extended the validity of its Conflict Zone Information Bulletins for Afghanistan, Libya, Mali, and Somalia to 23 October 2018.

TSB Canada factual update on Fond-du-Lac ATR 42 accident: aircraft had ice contamination on takeoff

23 April 2018

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released a factual update on its investigation (A17C0146) into the fatal ATR 42 aircraft accident that occurred in Fond-du-Lac, Saskatchewan, on 13 December 2017.

ANSV Italy reports 46 drone incidents over 2017

22 April 2018

The Italian accident investigation board ANSV published it’s Annual Report over 2017, drawing attention to 46 drone incidents over the past year in Italy.

FAA and EASA issue Emergency Airworthiness Directive for CFM56-7B engine inspections

21 April 2018

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued Emergency Airworthiness Directives, requiring inspection of CFM56-7B engines, in the wake of the accident involving Southwest flight 1380.

MD-83 suffers main landing gear collapse on landing at Alexandria Airport, Louisiana, USA

21 April 2018

An MD-83 suffered a main landing gear collapse on landing at Alexandria Airport, Louisiana, USA.

Final report: misunderstanding of conditional clearance causes runway collision at Medan, Indonesia

20 April 2018

An NTSC final report concluded that misunderstanding of conditional clearance caused the August 2017 runway collision between an ATR 72-500 and a Boeing 737-900 at Medan, Indonesia.

Final report: Let L-410 stalled after descending below runway level on finals to Lukla, Nepal

19 April 2018

A final report by Nepalese authorities showed that a Let L-410 stalled and crashed in May 2017, after descending below runway level while on finals to Lukla’s mountain airport in Nepal

FAA to publish AD to require CFM56-7B engine inspections after uncontained failure on Southwest 1380

19 April 2018

The FAA issued a statement, saying it is planning an AD to be published in the wake of the Southwest Boeing 737 uncontained engine failure accident on April 17.

Final report: Boeing 787, Airbus A380 wing clip incident at Singapore-Changi Airport

18 April 2018

A TSIB report detailed how a Boeing 787 clipped a wing of an Airbus A380 at Singapore-Changi Airport when the 787 followed the greens while the controller intended another taxi route

Nigeria cites poor CRM in fatal EMB-120 accident at Lagos; aircraft lost power and stalled on takeoff

18 April 2018

AIB Nigeria released a report on the October 2013 fatal EMB-120 accident at Lagos; the aircraft lost engine power and stalled on takeoff.