Category Accident Investigation Update

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Jul

2014-07-28 T.A. Ribeiro EMB-110 Bandeirante landed in corn field near Foz do Iguacu

The propeller driven aircraft sustained irrepairable damge in a forced landing after mechanical troubles.

27
Jul

2014-07 JACDEC Safety Research : Low-Cost Airline Study

In co-coperation with AirlinePROFILER.eu, JACDEC is glad to inform about the recent LOW-COST Airline Market Analysis conducted by AirlinePROFILER in which JACDEC was taking part. At the beginning of the 1980′s , the first Low Cost Airlines (LCC)  were initially ridiculed as a peripheral “exotic” business case phenomenon, especially by global network  or national flag carrier. No one from ...
23
Jul

2014-07-23 Transasia Airways ATR-72 crashed near Penghu

The ATR crashed on approach to runway 20 at Penghu Islands Magong Airport  in rainy weather conditions.

21
Jul

2014-07-20 United Airways ATR-72 nose gear gave way on landing at Coxs Bazaar

Narrative Following a normal touchdown on landing, the nose un dercarriage sudenly gave way and the nose srike the fuselage producing sparks in the rollout until the ATR came to a safe stop. No passenger or crewmember was reported injured. The lower nose was substantially damaged. Coxs Bazaar Airport was forced to close completely since ...
19
Jul

2013-07-06 Asiana Boeing 777-200 impact with seawall at San Francisco

Narrative Probable Cause The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of this accident was the flight crew’s mismanagement of the airplane’s descent during the visual approach, the pilot flying’s unintended deactivation of automatic airspeed control, the flight crew’s inadequate monitoring of airspeed, and the flight crew’s delayed execution of a go-around after ...
14
Jul

2014-07-14 Ukraine Air Force Antonov An-26 shot down in eastern Ukraine

The transport aircraft was hit by an anti aircraft missile during flight at 6500 meters in eastern Ukraine region.

14
Jul

2014-07-13 Afriqiyah Airways Airbus A330 seriously damaged by gunfire at Tripolis

Narrative The empty A330 was parked on the main apron when its aft fuselage was hit by a gunfire and shelling resulting in substantial fuselage damage. Many bullets punctured the tail and adjacent empennage. Earlier the day, heavy fighting between rival militia broke out near the airport. According to local media sources, one wing tank was ...
6
Jul

2014-07-03 separation conflict between a B777 and an A320 in Houston airspace

Message 2015-11-26 Singapore AAIB published its investigation report: DOWNLOAD REPORT (pdf) Singapore Airlines flight 61 departed runway15L at Houston G. Bush Intl Airport, and followed a northeastern departure route when ATC instructed the pilots to stop the climb at 5000 ft. At the same time Delta Air Lines Flight 2344 was instructed to hold flight ...
5
Jul

2014-07-04 Air Via Airbus A320 tailstrike landing at Leipzig

Message In clear weather and calm winds, the A320 failed to land within lengh of runway 08R and touched down hard short of the runway threshold. The aircraft bounced and touched down for a second time at the very beginning of the runway (in the area of the 'piano keys') in a nose-high attitude resulting ...
1
Jul

2014-06-24 Asiana Flight 214 – NTSB identifies probable cause

Asiana 214 Crew Errors Caused Accident, Rules NTSB   Asiana 214 Crew Errors Caused Accident, Rules NTSB   The NTSB determined that the flight crew mismanaged the initial approach and that the airplane was well above the desired glidepath as it neared the runway. In response to the excessive altitude, the captain selected an inappropriate ...
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