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Report: flutter caused tailplane failure and crash of Grob SPn prototype
10 May 2010

Report: flutter caused tailplane failure and crash of Grob SPn prototype

10 May 2010

The fatal accident involving a prototype of the Grob SPn business jet in November 2006 was caused by tailplane flutter, according to the German BFU investigation report. The airplane suffered a taiplane separation and crashed during a demonstration flight at the factory airfield of the manufacturer, Mindelheim-Mattsies Airport. Chief test pilot Gerard Guillaumaud was killed […]

Report: Incorrect relight procedure during test flight causes crash of NAL Saras prototype

23 April 2010

Indian accident investigators released their final report regarding the fatal accident involving the second NAL Saras prototype. The Indian designed light civilian transport aircraft, registered VT-XRM, was destroyed in a accident in March 2009 during a test flight. All three crew members were killed. The Saras airplane was scheduled for carrying out test flight no […]

Crew distraction causes gear-up landing of CRJ200 in Spain, 2007

24 March 2010

The Spanish Civil Aviation Accident and Incident Investigation Commission (CIAIAC) published its final report regarding the gear-up landing of a  Canadair CRJ200 at Barcelona Airport, Spain in January 2007. The airplane was on a scheduled passenger flight operated by Air Nostrum, from Valladolid Airport (VLL) to Barcelona Airport (BCN). On the two previous flights, there […]

Accident: BN-2A Islander crashes into trees, Kodiak, AK

16 March 2010

A Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 Islander passenger plane, registered N663SA, sustained substantial damage in an accident at Kodiak Airport, AK (ADQ). All three on board were injured. The airplane was taking off from Kodiak runway 25, on a domestic flight to Old Harbor Airport, AK (OLH). The Islander contacted the tops of trees past the end of […]

Accident: Nigerian Air Force Aeritalia G222 runway excursion

13 March 2010

A Nigerian Air Force Alenia/Aeritalia G-222 transport plane sustained substantial damage in a runway excursion accident at Port Harcourt Airport (PHC) on March 12, 2010. The airplane was taking part in an exercise aimed at testing disaster response operations when it skidded off the runway after landing. No one was killed in the accident but […]

TSB issues report on fatal Grumman Goose crash

4 March 2010

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released the final report regarding the fatal accident involving a Grumman Goose seaplane in August 2008. A Pacific Coastal Airlines Grumman G-21A Goose, registered C-GPCD, crashed near Alice Lake, British Columbia, Canada killing five of the seven occupants. The flight departed Port Hardy Airport, British Columbia, on a […]

BFU: evidence of barrell roll in Citation crash

2 March 2010

The German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation (BFU) reported that CVR data showed evidence that shortly before the fatal accident involving a Citation jet, an aerobatics manoeuvre (barrel roll) was initiated. The Cessna Citation Bravo, registered OK-ACH, crashed in a forest during a ferry flight from Prague (PRG/LKPR), Czech Republic to Karlstad Airport (KSD/ESOK), […]