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26 February 2020

Two flights diverted after lithium battery fire incidents

26 February 2020

In the space of two days, two airliners diverted after lithium battery powered devices, suffered thermal runaway incidents.

Antonov An-2 crashed shortly after takeoff from Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan

26 February 2020

An Antonov An-2 crashed shortly after takeoff from Ust-Kamenogorsk Airport in Kazakhstan. All 5 on board survived.

NTSB: Comprehensive Alaska aviation safety approach needed

21 February 2020

The NTSB called for a comprehensive effort to improve aviation safety in Alaska, a region with a higher accident rate than the rest of the United States

Antonov An-2 crashed on takeoff from Magadan-13 Airfield after apparent stall

20 February 2020

An Antonov An-2 with 14 on board crashed on takeoff from Magadan-13 Airfield after apparent stall; five were injured.

Beech 200 Super King Air crashes near Abilene, Texas, USA, killing three

20 February 2020

All three occupants of a Beech 200 Super King Air died in when their aircraft crashed during an attempted return to Abilene, Texas, USA.

FAA issues emergency AD after ground fire accident involving Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet

17 February 2020

The FAA issued an emergency airworthiness directive (AD) to remove headset amplifier and microphone interface circuit card assemblies from the Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet after a fire accident in December.

FAA further extends allowed operations in Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman airspace

16 February 2020

The U.S. FAA allowed U.S. flights to resume in the overwater airspace above the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman, starting February 14.

Asymmetric power on takeoff caused Let L-410 to veer off runway in fatal Nepal accident

15 February 2020

Asymmetric power caused a Let L-410 to veer off the runway on takeoff from Lukla, Nepal, in April 2019, according to the newly published final report.

Lack of stop bar, situational awareness factors in serious runway incursion incident at Geneva, Switzerland

13 February 2020

The newly released final report of a serious runway incursion incident at Geneva, Switzerland in 2015 shows the lack of stop bar and situational awareness were factors.

AirBaltic Airbus A220-300 diverts to Bordeaux, France after engine failure

12 February 2020

An AirBaltic Airbus A220-300 diverted to Bordeaux, France after a PW1500G engine failure. According to BEA similar to three other incidents last year.