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Report: Windshear on short final led to Airbus A321 tail strike accident at Charlotte-Douglas Airport
17 June 2020

Report: Windshear on short final led to Airbus A321 tail strike accident at Charlotte-Douglas Airport

17 June 2020

A newly released NTSB report shows the captain had not followed windshear procedures in an Airbus A321 tail strike accident on short final at Charlotte-Douglas Airport in August 2015.

American Airlines Airbus A321 returned to New York-JFK after hitting runway sign on departure

11 April 2019

An American Airlines Airbus A321 returned to New York-JFK Airport after it hit a runway sign on departure.

Office of Inspector General to audit FAA’s maintenance oversight of American Airlines, Allegiant

10 May 2018

The U.S. Office of Inspector General stated that it will investigate the FAA’s maintenance oversight of American Airlines and Allegiant.

Undetectable subsurface defect led to uncontained engine failure on American Airlines Boeing 767

1 February 2018

The NTSB determined that an internal defect in a Boeing 767 engine caused an uncontained engine failure resulting in a fire and the emergency evacuation of all aboard.

Final Report: A330 winglet clipped B777 during taxi at Madrid Airport, Spain, Dec. 2015

20 July 2017

The CIAIAC issued a final report on a Dec. 2015 incident in which an Airbus A330 winglet clipped a Boeing 777 during taxi at Madrid Airport, Spain.