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7 March 2017

NTSB: Crosswind limits exceeded in Premier I wing strike accident, Chicago

7 March 2017

The NTSB released the findings of their investigation into a Premier I wing strike accident at Chicago, showing crosswind limits were exceeded during landing.

Lithium battery power bank overheats on China Southern flight near Nanning, China

7 March 2017

A passenger’s lithium battery power bank overheated and began emitting smoke on a China Southern flight near Nanning, China.

Report: A320 lands besides runway in below minima conditions, Jaipur, India

3 March 2017

An Air India A320 landed besides the runway in below minima conditions at Jaipur, India due to it’s fuel critical state, according to an AAIB India report.

Report: Boeing 737 critical fuel, below minima landing after diversion and six go-arounds, India

3 March 2017

A Jet Airways Boeing 737 carried out a landing in below minima weather conditions and while low on fuel after a diversion and six go-arounds.

AAIB India notes lack of information sharing by lessor in Airbus A319 emergency landing

2 March 2017

AAIB India published the final report of an incident involving a loss of hydraulics on an A319 that was leased to Spicejet by BH Air.

U.K. CAA suspends flights of Van Air Europe on safety grounds

1 March 2017

The U.K.’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) suspended operations by Van Air Europe following a recent incident.

Beech Super King Air suffers gear collapse on landing, Caracas, Venezuela

1 March 2017

A Beechcraft Super King Air suffered gear collapse while landing with a gear indication at an airport near Caracas, Venezuela.

CAA U.K. issues lithium battery guidance videos for aviation personnel

1 March 2017

The U.K. Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) released three new videos with guidance for aviation personnel on the handling of lithium batteries.

Twin Otter float plane stalls and crashes in Maldives due to misloading

27 February 2017

A DHC-6 Twin Otter float plane was operated outside the centre of gravity limitations and stalled on final approach to a Maldivian resort island, according to the Maldive authorities.

FAA announces aviation safety rating for Kenya

27 February 2017

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that Kenya complies with international safety standards and has been granted a Category 1 rating under the agency’s International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) program.