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25 May 2022

Report: misinterpreted taxiway markings factor in attempted takeoff from taxiway, Amsterdam

25 May 2022

Misinterpreted taxiway markings and environmental cues were a factor when the crew of a Boeing 737-800 began the takeoff roll on a taxiway at Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport in 2019, according to a newly released report.

AAIB: unstable approach factor in B737-400SF hard landing, Exeter

20 May 2022

AAIB concluded that a Boeing 737-400SF hard landing accident at Exeter Airport (EXT), U.K. occurred ‘as a result of the approach being continued after it became unstable after the aircraft had past the point where the crew had declared the approach stable and continued.’

Air France Boeing 777 pilots made dual control inputs during go-around, BEA says

27 April 2022

Both Air France Boeing 777 pilots made dual control inputs in a serious incident during a go-around at Paris-CDG on April 5, 2022, BEA says.

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.