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18 January 2021

Canada introduces additional requirements to allow return to service of Boeing 737 MAX

18 January 2021

On January 18, 2021, Transport Canada issued an Airworthiness Directive for the Boeing 737 MAX which outlines the required modifications to be made to the aircraft prior to a return to service in Canadian airspace. This concludes the department’s review of the aircraft.

EASA publishes European Plan for Aviation Safety 2021-2025

16 January 2021

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) published the 10th edition of the European Plan for Aviation Safety (EPAS) covering 2021 – 2025.

Misinterpretation of ATC communication factor in August 2019 runway incursion at Toronto

15 January 2021

TSB Canada released its investigation report into the August 2019 runway incursion between two aircraft at the Toronto/Lester B. Pearson International Airport, Canada.

Flight Safety Foundation, partners target runway excursion prevention

12 January 2021

In a bid to reduce runway excursions, the Flight Safety Foundation and Eurocontrol have released the Global Action Plan for the Prevention of Runway Excursions (GAPPRE).

Cessna 560 Citation V crashed in Oregon mountains

10 January 2021

A Cessna 560 Citation V was destroyed when it impacted the terrain in the Mutton Mountains, Oregon. There were no survivors.

Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 crashed after takeoff from Jakarta

9 January 2021

Sriwijaya Air flight 182 crashed into the sea, shortly after departure from Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Indonesia with 62 on board.

ASN Accident Statistics Highlight Need for More Work on Runway Excursions, Conflict Zones

6 January 2021

The international airline industry in 2020 suffered eight fatal accidents resulting in 314 fatalities, both of which are below the industry’s five-year average, according to statistics released today by the Aviation Safety Network (ASN). Included in the 2020 totals are two events in which airliners were inadvertently shot down, killing 182 passengers and crew.

FAA extends conflict zone Notam on Pakistan airspace by a year

2 January 2021

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration extended the Conflict Zone Notam on Pakistani airspace by a year, to 1 January 2022.

Learjet 31 suffers runway excursion after landing at Diamantina Airport, Brazil

2 January 2021

A Learjet 31A on an ambulance flight suffered a runway excursion after landing at Diamantina Airport, Brazil

Avianca A319 struck pyrotechnic balloon on landing at Bogotá Airport, Colombia

1 January 2021

Avianca flight AV29, an Airbus A319, struck a pyrotechnic balloon on landing at Bogotá Airport in Colombia.