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Japan: Skymark Airlines reprimanded for overruling captain’s safety concerns
10 March 2010

Japan: Skymark Airlines reprimanded for overruling captain’s safety concerns

10 March 2010

The Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism reprimanded Skymark Airlines for replacing a captain who refused to take off over safety concerns, The Mainichi Daily News reported. In a press release, the Ministry reported that the captain of Skymark Airlines flight BC017 asked the company’s headquarters on February 5, 2010 to replace the […]

BFU: evidence of barrell roll in Citation crash

2 March 2010

The German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation (BFU) reported that CVR data showed evidence that shortly before the fatal accident involving a Citation jet, an aerobatics manoeuvre (barrel roll) was initiated. The Cessna Citation Bravo, registered OK-ACH, crashed in a forest during a ferry flight from Prague (PRG/LKPR), Czech Republic to Karlstad Airport (KSD/ESOK), […]