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Pilot’s actions, maintenance issues contributed to fatal crash of historic B-17 airplane
13 April 2021

Pilot’s actions, maintenance issues contributed to fatal crash of historic B-17 airplane

13 April 2021

The National Transportation Safety Board detailed in an accident report issued April 13 the circumstances that led to the crash of a Boeing B-17G airplane that killed seven people and injured seven others. The NTSB determined the probable cause of the accident was the pilot’s failure to properly manage the airplane’s configuration and airspeed following […]

FAA extends security notice for flights over Egypt Sinai Peninsula

7 April 2021

The United States FAA extended a security warning for the Egypt Sinai Peninsula by another year due to continuing concern for flight safety. The initial Notam was issued on March 30, 2015, based on the FAA’s assessment that international civil air routes that transit the Cairo (HECC) Flight Information Region (FIR) over the Sinai Peninsula and aircraft operating to […]

Ethiopian Boeing 737 lands at wrong airport in Zambia

5 April 2021

An Ethiopian Boeing 737-800 landed at an airport near Ndola, Zambia, that was still under construction.

Report: Crew missed SIGMETs, factor in B757 low fuel emergency at Manchester

28 March 2021

The crew of an Icelandair Boeing 757 missed SIGMETs and improperly chose an alternate airport, causing a low fuel emergency at Manchester Airport

Cessna 208B Grand Caravan crashes in a mountainous area near Marsabit, Kenya

20 March 2021

A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan crashed in a mountainous area near Marsabit, Kenya, killing both occupants.

Iran issues final report on Ukraine International flight PS752 shoot down

17 March 2021

AAIB Iran issued the final report on the shootdown of Ukraine International flight PS752, the Boeing 737-800 that crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran-Imam Khomeini Airport, Iran in January 2020.

Nigeria grounds Azman Air Boeing 737’s for safety audit

16 March 2021

Following series of incidents involving Azman Air Boeing 737 aircraft, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) suspended the operations of all the Boeing 737 aircraft in the fleet of Azman Air Services Limited, with effect from March 15, 2021. The suspension is to enable the NCAA to conduct an audit of the airline to determine […]

Report: Utair Boeing 737-500 landed short and hit snow bank at Usinsk, Russia

14 March 2021

A Utair Boeing 737-500 landed short and hit snow bank at Usinsk, Russia in February 2020, according to a newly released accident report. Improper winter maintenance at airport was a factor.

Kazakh Border Service Antonov An-26 crashed at Almaty Airport

13 March 2021

A Kazakh Border Service Antonov An-26 crashed at Almaty Airport.

Continued flight in poor weather led to 2019 Cessna Caravan floatplane crash in Canada

10 March 2021

In its investigation report released today, TSB found that the decision to continue flying in poor weather led to the fatal July 2019 controlled flight into terrain occurrence on Addenbroke Island, British Columbia (BC).