Collision Eurocopter EC120 B, VH-WII, Hardy Reef, Whitsundays, Queensland, on 21 March 2018. Source ATSB.
The ATSB (Australian Transport Safety Bureau) has realeased the preliminary report on investigation number AO-2018-026. On 21 March 2018, at about 1500 Eastern Standard Time, the pilot and four passengers of a Eurocopter (Airbus Helicopters) EC120 B helicopter, registered VH-WII and operated by Whitsunday Air Services Pty Ltd, departed Hamilton Island Airport, Queensland, on a charter flight. The flight included [...]
Bird Strike Forces Southwest Jet to Make Emergency Landing. No Robotic Falconry in place. April 18th 2018. Source: US News.
A bird strike forced a Southwest Airlines jet to make an emergency landing in Nashville, Tennessee. The airline said in a statement that the pilot of Flight 577 from Nashville to Phoenix declared an emergency after the bird strike and safely landed the plane at Nashville International Airport. No injuries were reported. Southwest said the aircraft has been taken out [...]
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Incidents and accidents happening in the aviation industry require investigations in order to find the root cause and, when necessary, issue safety recommendations as stated in International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Annex 13 . There are accidents that make world headline news such as the Concorde crash in 2000  or the uncontained engine failure happening on the Qantas A380 [...]
CRM Training is a powerful tool, powerful enough to break the links in the chain of events for individual accidents; managing the error correctly, detecting it in advance, diminishing its incidence and mitigating its consequences. All the foregoing before the accident happens. CRM was born in 1979, at he ‘Resource Management in the Flight Deck’ conference promoted by NASA. The [...]