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21 August 2018

STSB: Junkers Ju-52 entered a spin while making a turn in a mountain basin

21 August 2018

The Swiss Transportation Safety Investigation Board (STSB) issued a preliminary report on the August 4 accident involving a historic Junkers Ju-52/3m accident.

JTSB: failure of HPT disk caused Boeing 777-300 engine fire accident on takeoff from Tokyo-Haneda, Japan

19 August 2018

The JTSB released their final report on the Boeing 777-300 engine fire accident at Tokyo-Haneda, Japan, blaming a manufacturing fault and subsequent failure of a high pressure turbine disk.

Boeing 737-800 repetitive flap issue causes diversion and two air turn backs in Japan

19 August 2018

A repetitive flap issue on a Solaseed Air Boeing 737-800 caused one diversion and two air turn backs in Japan.

An Ilyushin Il-62 cargo plane suffered a runway excursion at Khartoum Airport, Sudan

18 August 2018

An Ilyushin Il-62 cargo plane of Rada Airlines suffered a runway excursion after landing on runway 18 at Khartoum Airport, Sudan.

Israel reports collision between Robinson R44 helicopter and drone

17 August 2018

A Robinson R44 agricultural helicopter collided with a DJI Phantom drone during spraying operations at Petah Tiqwa, Israel

JU-Air will resume Ju-52 flights on 17 August with government-mandated safety measures in place

16 August 2018

JU-Air stated that it resumes Ju-52 flights on 17 August with additional, government-mandated safety measures in place.

Xiamen Airlines Boeing 737-800 suffers runway excursion after landing in thunderstorm at Manila

16 August 2018

Xiamen Airlines flight MF8667, a Boeing 737-800, suffered a runway excursion after landing in a thunderstorm at Manila, Philippines.

First officer incapacitated in depressurisation incident involving a Boeing 737-300 cargo plane, Australia

16 August 2018

The ATSB is investigating a depressurisation and crew incapacitation incident involving a Boeing 737-300 cargo plane in Australia. The first officer became incapacitated during the event.

Indonesia AirAsia and Ravn Alaska pass IATA safety audit

File photo of Indonesia AirAsia Airbus A320-216 PK-AXC (Photo: Aero Icarus; CC:by-sa) 15 August 2018

Indonesia AirAsia and Ravn Alaska both passed the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA).

Airbus A330 damages runway lights on landing at Cochin Airport, India in rain… the third such case in 2018

14 August 2018

A Kuwait Airways Airbus A330 damaged runway lights on landing in rain at Cochin Airport, India. The third such case in 2018 alone.