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AAIB and BEA issue annual safety reviews
24 June 2017

AAIB and BEA issue annual safety reviews

24 June 2017

The U.K. AAIB Annual Safety Review for 2016 contains information on the activity during 2016 and includes an overview of the 57 Safety Recommendations and Safety Actions published in the 36 field and 208 correspondence investigation reports during the year. It also includes information on the occurrence factors established from the AAIB investigations, with articles on […]

French pilot: 6 months suspended sentence in accident case

11 January 2012

A French pilot was received a six months suspended sentence for causing an accident in Pau, France that killed one man on the ground. On January 25, 2007 a Fokker 100 passenger jet, operated by French carrier Régional, overshot the end of the runway at Pau following an aborted takeoff. Upon crossing a road, the […]

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. […]

Airbus and Air France held liable for 1992 crash – six people cleared

7 November 2006

A French court found Airbus and Air France liable for damages over a 1992 A.320 plane crash near Strasbourg that killed 87. The court cleared six people of criminal responsibility but ordered the companies to pay compensation to the relatives of those killed. (Reuters)