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1 December 2018

Timeline of occurrences and regulatory actions on Airbus A320-family engine fan cowl door loss incidents

1 December 2018

On November 30, 2018, an A320 operated by Frontier lost the fan cowl doors of engine no.2 upon takeoff from Las Vegas International Airport, USA. This incident was at least the 45th fan cowl door loss event involving an Airbus A320-family aircraft.

Airbus A320 sheds engine fan cowl doors on departure from Las Vegas

30 November 2018

An Airbus A320 lost the engine fan cowl doors of the right-hand engine on departure from Las Vegas Airport, USA.

CIAIAC Spain: Airbus A320 fan cowl loss incident on takeoff from Bilbao

12 November 2018

Spanish investigators released information on an Airbus A320 fan cowl loss incident, on takeoff from Bilbao.

Report: Fatigue and family issue factors in Airbus A320, Boeing 737-900 airprox incident in Indonesia

20 October 2018

Reduced pilot awareness due to fatigue and family medical issues was a factors in an airprox incident in Indonesia involving an Airbus A320 and a Boeing 737-900ER.

Wrong direction intersection takeoff incident of Airbus A320 at Sharjah Airport

6 October 2018

An Air Arabia Airbus A320 recently took off from Sharjah Airport in the wrong direction during an intersection takeoff.

Expectation bias, fatigue, factors in Air Canada A320 near landing on taxiway at SFO

26 September 2018

NTSB: Expectation bias, fatigue were factors in the night-time near landing on a taxiway at SFO involving an Air Canada Airbus A320 in 2017.

Final report: A320 unreliable airspeed indications due to pitot tube icing

19 September 2018

The JTSB issued their final report on a serious incident involving A320 unreliable airspeed indications due to pitot tube icing en route near Japan.

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.

AAIB India investigates Airbus A320 airprox incident

13 July 2018

AAIB India investigates Airbus A320 airprox incident; minimum separation was about 4 miles horizontally and 200 feet vertically

BEA France criticizes Egypt’s halting of the formal investigation into the crash of EgyptAir MS804

6 July 2018

The French investigation bureau, BEA, criticized Egypt’s authorities for halting the formal accident investigation into the crash of EgyptAir flight MS804.