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6 September 2018

Microburst factor in Aeroméxico Embraer ERJ-190 takeoff accident at Durango, Mexico

6 September 2018

Investigators issued a preliminary report on the 31 July Aeroméxico Embraer ERJ-190 takeoff accident at Durango, Mexico, stating a microburst (windshear) event was a factor.

Yeti Airlines BAe Jetstream 41 suffers runway excursion after landing at Kathmandu Airport, Nepal

1 September 2018

A Yeti Airlines BAe Jetstream 41 (9N-AHW) suffered a runway excursion after landing in rain at Kathmandu Airport, Nepal.

UTAir Boeing 737-800 suffers runway excursion accident after landing Sochi, Russia

1 September 2018

An UTAir Boeing 737-800 overran the runway end after landing during a thunderstorm at Sochi, Russia.

Dassault Falcon 2000 banks 65 degrees, loses altitude over India, says investigation report

31 August 2018

AAIB India issues final report on a loss of control incident in which a Falcon 2000 banked 65 degrees and lost altitude near Hubli, India.

FAA issues AD for ultrasonic inspection for cracks in HPT stage 1 and stage 2 disks on CF6-80 engines

30 August 2018

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an Airworthiness Directive, requiring airlines to perform an ultrasonic inspection for cracks in High Pressure Turbine (HPT) stage 1 and stage 2 disks on certain CF6-80 engines.

Pitot probe covers focus of safety advisory notice for operators at Brisbane Airport, Australia

30 August 2018

The ATSB has issued a safety advisory notice to all operators flying to Brisbane Airport, Australia, to consider the use of pitot probe covers there and to have rigorous processes in place to confirm the covers are removed before flight.

Capital Airlines Airbus A320 nosegear breaks during hard landing at Macau

28 August 2018

A Capital Airlines Airbus A320 made a hard landing at Macau, causing the nose gear to break. The aircraft went around and diverted to Shenzhen, China.

Cessna 208B Grand Caravan hits cow on takeoff from Pieri, South Sudan

28 August 2018

A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan hit a cow on takeoff from Pieri, South Sudan. The aircraft sustained serious damage.

Kathmandu Post: captain in fatal Dash 8 accident showed stressed and erratic behaviour on flight

27 August 2018

The captain of the US-Bangla Dash 8 that crashed at Kathmandu, Nepal in March, showed stressed and erratic behaviour, according to a report.

Hong Kong Air Cargo passes IATA safety audit

24 August 2018

Hong Kong Air Cargo passed the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA).