Mount Cook ATR-72 Crew Aborts the Approach Due to Unsafe Nose Gear

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Mount Cook Airlines Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A on behalf of Air New Zealand, registration ZK-MCY performing flight NZ-5075 from Auckland to Nelson (New Zealand) with 64 passengers and 5 crew, was on approach to Nelson when the crew aborted the approach reporting an unsafe indication for the nose gear. The aircraft was diverted […]

REX Regional Express Saab 340B Propeller Detached In Flight

Reading Time: 2 minutes A REX Regional Express Saab 340B performing flight from Albury to Sydney with 16 passengers and 3 crew was descending  towards Sydney when the right hand propeller had sheared off. They still were able to fly with normal handling of the aircraft. Air Traffic Control stopped departures and sent arriving traffic into holds advising a runway […]