On April 17, 2020, the Colonel of the Alcantarilla Air Base, José Alberto Llopis Almécija, having as a witness the Head of the PAPEA, Captain Jose Luis Lomas Albaladejo, signed with the CEO of the company Safety 4 Aircraft a General Protocol of Actions, which will allow these two entities to establish closer ties of official collaboration. It is an [...]
A Queenstown helicopter company is reviewing its safety processes after four crashes in three years. A report into the last of the crashes, on September 12, 2016, at Mt Sale, north of Arrowtown, was released by the Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) yesterday. It found the helicopter's approach was "relatively fast, low and close to the landing site". "This is [...]
Executive Summary: The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is providing the following information to urge the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to take immediate action on this urgent safety recommendation to ensure that, if a harness system is used for an open-door passenger flight, it allows for rapid egress from the aircraft in the event of an emergency. This recommendation is [...]
Collision with Terrain Hageland Aviation Services, Cessna 208B, N208SD. CRM as one of the main causes. Report published by NTSB.
Executive Summary: On October 2, 2016, about 1157 Alaska daylight time, Ravn Connect flight 3153, a turbine-powered Cessna 208B Grand Caravan airplane, N208SD, collided with steep, mountainous terrain about 10 nautical miles northwest of Togiak Airport (PATG), Togiak, Alaska. The two commercial pilots and the passenger were killed, and the airplane was destroyed. The scheduled commuter flight was operated under [...]
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A Blue Air Boeing 737-800, registration YR-BMH performing flight 0B-169 from Bucharest Otopeni (Romania) to Tel Aviv (Israel), was climbing out of Bucharest's runway 26L when the crew requested to stop the climb at FL170 due to a technical issue. The crew subsequently decided to return to Otopeni Airport advising of a technical problem, no emergency or urgency was declared [...]