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17 April 2012

Fatigue causal factor in sudden descent after perceived a collision course

17 April 2012

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report on an occurrence in which the first officer of an Air Canada Boeing 767-300 on an overnight flight from Toronto, Ontario, to Zurich, Switzerland, started a sudden descent after perceiving a collision course with an oncoming aircraft over the North Atlantic. The first officer was napping during […]

FAA proposes $153,000 civil penalty against Colgan Air

2 March 2012

The FAA is seeking a civil penalty of $153,000 alleging that Colgan Air, Inc. operated 17 flights without giving pilots or flight attendants the required minimum amount of rest.