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20 September 2013

Poor air force exercise planning leads to near collision between KLM Fokker 70 and USAF F-15 jet

20 September 2013

Poor planning of a joint military exercise in Europe led to a loss of separation between a Fokker 70 passenger jet and a U.S. Air Force F-15 fighter. A risk of collision existed, according to an investigation by the Dutch Safety Board.

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 […]

NTSB investigates near midair collision involving B777 and USAF C-17s

5 February 2011

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has been investigating an operational error that occurred near New York City on January 20, 2011. The Safety Board was notified of a Traffic Collision and Alerting System (TCAS) resolution advisory that occurred due to a near midair collision involving American Airlines flight 951 on January 20, 2011, at about 22:30  The […]