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22 July 2017

EASA issues emergency AD for stabilizer inspection of Sukhoi Superjet aircaft

22 July 2017

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued an emergency airworthiness directive, requiring inspection of the horizontal stabilizer for cracks.

Accident: Cessna 208 float plane takeoff accident East River, New York

22 July 2017

A Cessna 208 float plane suffered a takeoff accident in the East River, New York when a float attachment broke.

ATSB: In-flight collision at Parafield, Australia concluded as wildlife strike, not a drone

21 July 2017

The ATSB concluded that a possible aircraft-drone collision involving a TB-10 light aircraft near Parafield, Australia, was in fact a wildlife strike (flying fox).

Final Report: A330 winglet clipped B777 during taxi at Madrid Airport, Spain, Dec. 2015

20 July 2017

The CIAIAC issued a final report on a Dec. 2015 incident in which an Airbus A330 winglet clipped a Boeing 777 during taxi at Madrid Airport, Spain.

Wings Air passes IATA safety audit

19 July 2017

The Indonesian airline Wings Air passed the  IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA).

NTSB plans investigative hearing on fatal Ravn Connect Cessna 208B crash in Alaska

18 July 2017

The National Transportation Safety Board announced it has scheduled an investigative hearing for Aug. 17, 2017, in Anchorage, Alaska, as part of the ongoing investigation of the Oct. 2, 2016, crash of Ravn Connect flight 3153 near Togiak, Alaska.

Accident: Runway excursion of Boeing 737-300F on landing, Wamena, Indonesia

18 July 2017

A Tri-MG Boeing 737-300F crgo plane suffered a runway excursion after a reported bounced landing at Wamena Airport, Papua, Indonesia.

Report: Airbus A320 smoke incident due to water heater emanating smoke, near Taiwan

17 July 2017

ASC Taiwan issued an investigation report on a July 2016 Airbus A320 smoke incident when a water heater emanating smoke en route near Taiwan.

Accident: Beechcraft 200 Super King Air hit snow bank at Bariloche, Argentina

17 July 2017

A Beechcraft 200 Super King Air hit a snow bank after landing at Bariloche Airport, Argentina.

July 17: the worst day in aviation history

17 July 2017

The 17th of July is the worst day in aviation history with 927 fatalities in 17 airliner accidents, according to ASN data.