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Hong Kong CAD issues final report on A340 attempted taxiway takeoff
14 January 2012

Hong Kong CAD issues final report on A340 attempted taxiway takeoff

14 January 2012

The Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department released the final investigation report into the serious incident involving an Airbus A340 that attempted to take off from a taxiway. The serious incident occurred on November 27, 2010. The incident flight involved a Finnair Airbus A340-313X which operated on flight AY070 from Hong Kong-Chek Lap Kok International Airport (HKG/VHHH) to Helsinki-Vantaa Airport […]

Hong Kong CAD issues preliminary report on A340 attempted taxiway takeoff

23 December 2010

The Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department released a preliminary investigation report into the serious incident involving an Airbus A340 that attempted to take off from a taxiway. The serious incident occurred on November 27, 2010. The incident flight involved a Finnair Airbus A340-313X which operated on flight AY070 from Hong Kong-Chek Lap Kok International Airport (HKG/VHHH) to Helsinki-Vantaa 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 […]

AAIB: Flight director mode confusion cited in serious DHC-8 incident

12 March 2010

An investigation into a serious incident involving a DHC-8-400 on approach to Edinburgh Airport, UK revealed that Flight Director mode confusion led to a descent to within 800 ft of local terrain approximately 5 nm from the runway threshold. On December 23, 2008 a de Havilland Canada DHC-8-402Q Dash 8, registered G-JECI, was being operated […]

AIB Norway: report released on A321 runway skid

11 March 2010

The Accident Investigation Board of Norway published its final report of their investigation into a serious incident involving an Airbus A321 at Sandefjord Airport Torp (ENTO), Norway. An Airbus A321, registration OY-VKA and flight number VKG866, flew from Tenerife Airport (GCTS) to Sandefjord Airport Torp (ENTO) on 26th of March 2006. The flight was operated […]

ATSB releases report on mishandled go-around at Melbourne

5 March 2010

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) released the final report AO-2007-044 of their investigation into a serious incident during a go around involving an Airbus A320 at Melbourne, Australia. On July 21, 2007 an Airbus A320-232 aircraft was being operated on a scheduled international passenger service for Jetstar between Christchurch, New Zealand and Melbourne, Australia. […]

BFU: Final report on A320 crosswind landing mishap

4 March 2010

The German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation (BFU) released the final report 5X003-0/08 of their investigation into a serious incident involving an Airbus A320 at Hamburg Airport in March 2008.  The left wing of the A320 had made contact with the ground during an attempted cross-wind landing. Because of the weather associated with hurricane […]

Dublin Airport: serious runway incursion by grass mower

4 March 2010

The Irish Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) released the final report regarding the investigation into a serious runway incursion incident at Dublin Airport (DUB/EIDW) in May 2009. On May 29, 2009, at 02:53 local time, a Boeing 757-200 landed on runway 10 following a passenger charter flight from Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt. On roll-out, it passed a […]