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5 February 2011

NTSB investigates near midair collision involving B777 and USAF C-17s

5 February 2011

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has been investigating an operational error that occurred near New York City on January 20, 2011. The Safety Board was notified of a Traffic Collision and Alerting System (TCAS) resolution advisory that occurred due to a near midair collision involving American Airlines flight 951 on January 20, 2011, at about 22:30  The […]

Report: Pilot’s non-adherence to procedures causes fatal USAF C-17 crash

11 December 2010

The USAF Accident Investigation Board reported that the July 2010 accident involving a C-17 Globemaster III was caused by “pilot error”. The McDonnell Douglas C-17A Globemaster III transport plane was operated by the US Air Force 517AS/3rd Wing and was going to practice maneuvers for the upcoming  Arctic Thunder Air Show at Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK (EDF). The airplane executed […]