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Hong Kong CAD issues preliminary report on A340 attempted taxiway takeoff
23 December 2010

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 […]

Study: Factors influencing misaligned take-off occurrences at night

30 June 2010

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) published a study into factors influencing misaligned take-off occurrences at night. This report examines both Australian as well as relevant international occurrences where pilots have misperceived their lateral position on runway due to darkness and a combination of individual influences, runway, weather and task conditions. The study was iniated […]

Airport safety recommendations after Indonesian B737 runway excursion accident

18 May 2010

The Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) issued their preliminary report regarding the runway excursion accident involving a Boeing 737. Seven safety recommendations were issued addressing various aspects of airport safety. On April 13, 2010 a Boeing 737-322 passenger plane, registered PK-MDE, sustained substantial damage in a runway excursion accident at Manokwari-Rendani Airport (MKW/WASR), Indonesia. […]

Report: poor runway friction and aquaplaning caused E135 excursion

11 May 2010

The runway excursion accident involving an Airlink (South Africa) Embraer RJ135LR passenger jet in Decemer 2009 was caused by aquaplaning due to poor runway friction, according to the second interim report published by the South African Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). SA Airlink flight SA 8625 departed Cape Town International Airport (CPT) on a domestic scheduled […]

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 […]