Tag: crash

Preliminary Ethiopian Crash Report Reveals: Crew Followed Procedures

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 crash investigation team has officially announced their initial findings into the possible reasons and circumstances of the deadly accident which took the lives of 157 people in March, 2019. Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority on their Facebook page released the preliminary findings on ET 302 crash as follows: Aircraft’s airworthiness […]

Co-owner of Russia’s S7 Group Killed in Air Crash

Reading Time: 1 minute Natalia Fileva, co-owner and chairman of the board of directors of the S7 group, Russia’s largest private airline group, crashed on an airplane in Germany, the airline’s press service said. The crash of a private six-seater Epic-LT aircraft occurred while approaching Frankfurt Egelsbach Airport (IATA code: QEF) in Germany. The circumstances of the tragedy are […]

Atlas Air Crash: Reason in Loss of Control?

Reading Time: 2 minutes An Atlas Air Boeing 767-300 freighter on behalf of Amazon Prime, with 3 crew, was on approach to Houston in contact with Houston Approach, routine communication, when radio and radar contact with the aircraft was lost. The aircraft was found having impacted the waters of Trinity Bay about 1.5nm northwest of Anahuac’s Bayside Community Hospital. […]

Atlas Air Boeing 767-300 Crashes in Texas

Reading Time: 1 minute An Atlas Air Boeing 767-300 freighter on behalf of Amazon Prime, performing flight from Miami to Houston Intercontinental (USA) with 3 crew, plunged out of the sky and crashed into a Texas bay. Aircraft was on approach to Houston in contact with Houston Approach, routine communication, when radio and radar contact with the aircraft was lost […]

REPORT | Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 Was Unfit to Fly

Reading Time: 2 minutes Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) has released a preliminary report into the crash of Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8. It is confirmed that the aircraft which crashed into the Java Sea killing 189 on board was not in an airworthy condition the day before its fatal flight. Previous Flight Data (28 October, 2018) The […]

Deadly Lion Air Crash. Problem in Boeing 737 MAX 8?

Reading Time: 4 minutes With ongoing search works and investigation of the fatal crash of the Lion Air 737 MAX 8 which carried 189 people on board on 29th October, 2018, more and more questions regarding the reasons of the accident are appearing. What do we know at this point? Reason in Boeing 737 MAX 8 Systems? On 7th November […]

Aeromexico Fires Three Pilots After July Crash

Reading Time: 1 minute Despite bad weather being attributed as the cause of July’s crash of an Aeromexico Embraer 190 at Durango International Airport, in a letter sent to the carrier’s workers Chief Executive Andres Conesa has confirmed that all three of the plane’s pilots have since left the company. In the letter he said that: “Irrespective of the […]

South West Aviation L410 Impacts River on Approach

Reading Time: 2 minutes A South West Aviation Let L-410, registration UR-TWO performing a flight from Juba to Yirol (South Sudan) with 20 passengers and 3 crew, impacted Yirol River south of the aerodrome at Yirol City about 1.75nm south of the aerodrome at about position N6.53 E30.49 at about 09:00L (06:00Z). 19 bodies were recovered from the river […]

Nepal Plane Crash Caused by ‘Emotionally Disturbed’ Captain?

Reading Time: 1 minute A leaked draft of the official investigation of the US-Bangla Airlines flight from Dhaka to the Nepali capital crash reveals that the captain of the plane suffered an “emotional breakdown”. Conflicting reports that emerged shortly after the crash had suggested confusion between the pilot and air traffic control might have caused the accident. The report said air traffic control […]

Fatal Helicopter Collision Kills 18 People

Reading Time: 1 minute A Russian helicopter crashed shortly after takeoff in Siberia, killing all 15 passengers and 3 crew aboard. According to preliminary information, after take-off Mi-8AMT collided with the external load of the other helicopter, crashed about 2km from the airfield and caught fire. As a result of the crash everyone died. The crew of the other helicopter […]