Category: ACCIDENTS & INCIDENTS

CRASH | Pakistan International Airlines Plane Goes Down

Reading Time: 3 minutes UPDATED 13:44 (UTC +3), 29 May 2020 The cockpit voice recorder (CVR) has been recovered from the wreckage of PIA’s A320 aircraft. Now both CVR and FDR are ready to be processed. The data from both recorders will be retrieved by France’s Bureau of Enquiry and Analysis for Civil Aviation Safety (BEA). The information from […]

Ground Accident: British Airways A350 and Emirates Boeing 777

Reading Time: < 1 minute Some minor aircraft damages happen even when planes are empty and most of them are put into hibernation. British Airways Airbus A350-1000 and Emirates Boeing 777-300ER were involved in ground accident in Dubai. Most probably, the BA’s A350 was being pushed back and getting ready to depart from the Dubai International Airport when it struck, […]

Quick Look Through 2019 Safety Report Released by IATA

Reading Time: < 1 minute The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has finally released the 2019 Safety Report looking into aircraft accidents and the number of fatalities during the last year. In total, in 2019 there were 53 accidents resulting in 1.13 accident rate or 1 accident every 884,000 flights. Eight accidents out of 53 were deadly ones involving 4 […]

Ethiopian Boeing 737 MAX Crash Caused by Design Flaws Only?

Reading Time: 2 minutes One year has already passed since the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX flight 302 killing 157 people on board on 10 March, 2019. On 9 March, 2020, the interim report into the crash was released by the Ethiopian Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau. The interim report is not the final conclusion on the matter […]

Pegasus Airlines Plane Skids off Runway and Breaks into Parts

Reading Time: < 1 minute UPDATED 6 February, 2020 (10:39 am, +2 UTC) A Boeing 737-800 operated by Pegasus Airlines, a Turkish low-cost airline, has skidded off the runway and broken into several parts after landing at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport. According to the Turkish Transportation Ministry, the aircraft was carrying a total of 183 people, 177 passengers and six […]

Military Aircraft Crashes in Afghanistan

Reading Time: 2 minutes UPDATED 8:39 pm (+2 UTC), 27 January, 2020 The US military official has confirmed that it was the US Bombardier E-11A which crashed in Afghanistan. A U.S. Bombardier E-11A crashed today in Ghazni province, Afghanistan. While the cause of crash is under investigation, there are no indications the crash was caused by enemy fire. We […]

Caspian Airlines MD-80 Skids off Runway onto Highway

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Caspian Airlines MD-80, performing a flight from Tehran with 135 passengers and seven crew members, has overrun runway and came to rest on a highway at Mahshahr airport, Iran. The images form the site show that the Iranian passenger plane landed on its fuselage in the middle of the road blocking the traffic. Video […]

Investigation of Bek Air Crash: Severe Safety Violations Discovered

Reading Time: 2 minutes As a result of investigation launched into the Bek Air Fokker 100 crash in December, 2019, the Kazakhstan Aviation Administration (KAA) has identified a number of severe safety violations by the carrier and its crew, after examining the airline. One of the main violations is related to airworthiness of the Bek Air fleet, which was […]

Iran Admits to Firing More Than One Missile at UIA Boeing 737

Reading Time: 2 minutes Strong pressure on Iran is further intensifying. The recent wave of international frustration has been caused by the issues related to ‘black boxes’ from the Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800, which was shot by two Iranian missiles killing 176 people on board. On Tuesday Iran has confirmed for the first time that it shot more […]

Delta Boeing 777 Dumps Jet Fuel over Los Angeles Schools

Reading Time: 2 minutes Before returning for emergency landing to the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the Boeing 777-200 operated by Delta Air Lines dumped jet fuel over Los Angeles. The Delta Air Lines Flight 89 was en route to China, but declared emergency immediately after take-off and turned back for lading due to an issue with an engine, […]