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Report: Yemenia A310 stalled into the sea during unstabilized circle-to-land approach
4 July 2013

Report: Yemenia A310 stalled into the sea during unstabilized circle-to-land approach

4 July 2013

Investigators concluded that a Yemeni Airbus A310 stalled into the sea off Moroni, Comoros in 2009 during unstabilized maneuvering at night.

EASA issues emergency AD to inspect Airbus A300/A310 for possible loose oxygen cylinders

2 November 2012

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) requiring the inspection of portable oxygen cylinders in certain overhead stowage compartments of Airbus A300-600 and A310 aircraft.

Russian probe: `unintentional and uncontrolled` crew actions to blame for A310 crash

22 November 2006

Russian investigators concluded that the accident of an S7 Airlines Airbus A.310 at Irkutsk in July 2006 was attributed to an unintentional and uncontrolled action by the crew. It appeared that the nr.1 engine thrust reverser was deactived. When handling the power levers after touchdown to select reverse thrust on the nr.2 engine, the pilot […]

TSB issues safety recommendations to improve rudder inspections on Airbus aircraft

27 March 2006

The TSB of Canada released two Aviation Safety Recommendations following the incident in which an Airbus A310-300 lost its rudder after leaving Varadero, Cuba in March 2005. As part of the ongoing investigation, information from post-occurrence fleet inspections suggests that the current inspection program for Airbus composite rudders might not ensure the timely detection of […]

Air Transat Airbus 310 loses rudder in flight

6 March 2005

Air Transat flight 961 from Varadero, Cuba to Québec City, returned to Varadero after the aircraft’s rudder separated half an our into the flight. The aircraft, Airbus A310-308 C-GPAT, landed safely without injury to the 261 passengers and nine crew. (CBC, AFP)