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12 April 2022

EU adds 20 Russian airlines to EU Air Safety List

12 April 2022

The EU has added 21 Russian airlines to the Air Safety List, reflecting serious safety concerns due to Russia’s forced re-registration of foreign-owned aircraft, knowingly allowing their operation without valid certificates of airworthiness.

ATSB publishes final report on A330 that took off with pitot covers attached

16 March 2022

The ATSB has released the final report from its investigation into a serious incident where a Malaysia Airlines Airbus A330 took off from Brisbane Airport with no airspeed information because all pitot probe covers were still attached.

EASA launches European Information Sharing and Cooperation Platform on Conflict Zones

3 March 2022

EASA launched the European Information Sharing and Cooperation Platform on Conflict Zones, an initiative which ensures that participating EASA member states and their operators have easy access to the best information when planning flights near or over areas of conflict.

EASA publishes Conflict Zone Information Bulletin for Ukraine

24 February 2022

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency has published a Conflict Zone Information Bulletin (CZIB) with respect to Ukraine, which is now an active conflict area.

FSF Highlights Persistent Risks in Analysis of 2021 Accident Data

22 February 2022

Runway excursions, loss of control‒in flight and controlled flight into terrain accounted for nearly 30 percent of all airliner accidents in 2021, according to Flight Safety Foundation’s 2021 Safety Report. The report, released today, is based on an analysis of preliminary accident data and information contained in the Foundation’s Aviation Safety Network (ASN) database. Commercial […]

Let L-410 burns out at Bukavu, DRC, after on board fire

14 February 2022

A Let L-410UVP-E3, 9S-GFA, burnt out at Bukavu-Kavumu Airport, D.R. Congo after a fire had reportedly started shortly after takeoff.

Report: Global 6000 suffers wing tip strikes after encountering gusting winds

4 February 2022

A Global 6000 jet suffered wing tip strikes on landing at Taichung in December 2020 after encountering gusting winds with the crew unable gain complete control of the aircraft due to late disconnection of the autopilot. This, according to a newly released final report on the incident.

Report: Loss of control when entering IMC caused a fatal flight calibration Citation crash

27 January 2022

A South African Cessna 550 Citation flight calibration aircraft crashed in January 2020 after the pilot lost control after entering clouds during visual flight.

JetBlue A320 suffers tailstrike on takeoff from Hayden to avoid oncoming Beech 350 on final approach

26 January 2022

JetBlue flight 1748, an Airbus A320, suffered a tailstrike on takeoff from Hayden Airport, Colorado on January 22, while maneuvering to avoid an oncoming Beech 350 on final approach.

Spoiler issue eyed in fatal Dominican Gulfstream G-IV crash

18 January 2022

Preliminary investigation results suggest the Dominican Gulfstream G-IVSP that crashed in December 2021, departed with spoilers extended on the right-hand wing.
Maintenance work had been accomplished on these spoilers just prior to the flight.