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NTSB releases factual information regarding 2010 plane crash involving former Senator Stevens
21 April 2011

NTSB releases factual information regarding 2010 plane crash involving former Senator Stevens

21 April 2011

As part of its continuing investigation into the August 9, 2010 aviation accident in Alaska, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) made the accident docket available to the public. Both former U.S. Senator Ted Stevens of Alaska and former NASA Administrator Sean O’Keefe were among the eight passengers aboard the DHC-3T Turbine Otter aircraft […]

Accident: Iran Air Boeing 727 crashes near Urumiyeh

9 January 2011

An Iran Air Boeing 727 passenger jet was damaged beyond repair in an accident about 8 km from Urmia (Orumiyeh) Airport (OMH), Iran. About seventy occupants were reportedly killed. Iran Air flight IR277 departed Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR) at 18:15 on a domestic flight to Urmia (Orumiyeh) Airport (OMH). The flight was delayed over two hours due to severe […]

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 […]

Henan Airlines’ name revoked

28 August 2010

It  has been reported that the name of the airline Henan Airlines, which suffered a fatal accident on August 24, 2010, has been revoked. The Henan Administration for Industry and Commerce said the decision to revoke permission to use the provincial name for the airline was taken because the name tarnished the province’s image. The […]