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TSB Canada concerned about un-commanded nose wheel steering incidents on Boeing aircraft
6 November 2013

TSB Canada concerned about un-commanded nose wheel steering incidents on Boeing aircraft

6 November 2013

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report into the 30 November 2010 runway excursion of an American Airlines Boeing 737-800 at the Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport. The report raises concerns about un-commanded nose wheel steering incidents on Boeing aircraft.

Boeing 737 smoke incident shows emergency evacuation difficulties

11 October 2013

Sixteen passengers were injured in the emergency evacuation of a Boeing 737-800 at Glasgow, UK, in October 2012. The AAIB investigation revealed several evacuation difficulties.

Report: Smoke in cabin of Boeing 737 at Kerry, Ireland caused by runway de-icer

29 February 2012

The Air Accident Investigation Unit Ireland (AAIU) released their investigation report regarding the December 2010 incident involving a Boeing 737-800 at Kerry Airport, Ireland. Runway de-icer was blamed for smoke inside the cabin and cockpit of the plane.

Report: B737 off runway in Spain following unstabilized approach and high-speed landing

17 February 2012

The Spanish investigation into an incident involving a Boeing 737-800 concluded that the airplane went off the runway because it landed at excessive speed on a wet runway following an unstabilized approach.

Report: Boeing 737-800 struck runway construction markers on takeoff at Paris-CDG

30 August 2011

The French Bureau d’Enquêtes et d’Analyses (BEA) released the final report of their investigation into a serious incident in which a Boeing 737-800 struck runway construction markers on takeoff from Paris-CDG, France. On August 17, 2008 at 00:57 local time, AMC Airlines Flight AMV6104 struck some provisional lights at the end  runway 27L at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport. […]

Report: Premature thrust during rolling takeoff caused runway B737 excursion

23 December 2010

According to a French investigation report, the runway excursion incident involving a Boeing 737 in August 2009 was caused by the premature application of thrust during a rolling takeoff. On August 29, 2009 an Air Algérie Boeing 737-8D6 departed the right side of runway 36L at Lyon-Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS/LFLL), France during takeoff. It rolled for about 250 […]

Report: Turkish Airlines B737-800 Schiphol accident report released

6 May 2010

The Dutch Safety Board released its final report regarding their investigation into the fatal accident involving a Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800 near Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport. The Dutch Safety Board has reached the following main conclusion: During the accident flight, while executing the approach by means of the instrument landing system with the right autopilot engaged, the […]

Report: Spatial disorientation caused Kenya Airways B737-800 loss of control accident

28 April 2010

The fatal accident involving a Boeing 737-800 operated by Kenya Airways in May 2007 was caused by spatial disorientation and a loss of control, according to the Cameroon Civil Aviation Authority (CCAA) investigation. The airplane crashed at night shortly after takeoff from Douala Airport (DLA), Cameroon, killing all 114 on board. The CCAA report indicated […]