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ANSV calls for review of Italian approach charts
26 February 2012

ANSV calls for review of Italian approach charts

26 February 2012

The Italian investigation board ANSV is recommending a review of certain approach charts of Italian airports. The investigation into an Airbus A319 landing accident at Palermo learned that the crew used charts that were not fully compliant with ICAO principles.

Serious incident: two aircraft land on wrong runway at Ovda, Israel

18 December 2010

On December 12, 2010 two aircraft landed on the wrong runway at Ovda Airport (VDA/LLOV), Israel, according to Haaretz Newspaper. Haaretz learned that in the afternoon, at the height of a severe storm, a Lockheed C-130 Hercules transport plane belonging to the Italian army was cleared to land on runway 02L/20R. However the airplane landed on the […]

Runaway dog forces São Paulo-Congonhas Airport closure

13 December 2010

A runaway dog ran onto the tarmac at São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP), Brazil on December 9, 2010 forcing the airport authorities to close the airport. The pinscher dog escaped from the hands of its owner at the TAM Cargo centre, Brazilian news web site D24am, reported. The airport was closed from 12:17 to 12:41 […]

Airport safety recommendations after Indonesian B737 runway excursion accident

18 May 2010

The Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) issued their preliminary report regarding the runway excursion accident involving a Boeing 737. Seven safety recommendations were issued addressing various aspects of airport safety. On April 13, 2010 a Boeing 737-322 passenger plane, registered PK-MDE, sustained substantial damage in a runway excursion accident at Manokwari-Rendani Airport (MKW/WASR), Indonesia. […]