Category: ACCIDENTS & INCIDENTS

Indonesian Navy Recovers Cockpit Voice Recorder of Sriwijaya Air jet
Indonesian Navy Recovers Cockpit Voice Recorder of Sriwijaya Air jet

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Indonesian navy has recovered the voice recorder from the Sriwijaya Air jet’s cockpit that crashed into the Java Sea shortly after takeoff in January. None of the 62 people on board survived. Divers found the casing and beacon of the CVR three days after the crash, but they could not locate the memory unit. […]

Boeing 737 MAX Cleared to Fly but New Concerns Arise

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ed Pierson, a former senior manager at Boeing’s 737 factory in Seattle, has prepared a report where he insists there are overlooked facts regarding 737 MAX accident investigations. While the aircraft is already cleared to fly in the USA and Brazil and the European regulator is getting ready to lift the ban this week, Ed […]

The Sriwijaya Boeing 737-500 Crash – 62 People Were on Board

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Sunday, January 10, an Indonesian jetliner Sriwijaya Air, with 62 people on board, crashed into the Java Sea minutes after its takeoff. The last contact with the crew of the SJY182 flight was at 2:40 p.m. local time, 11 nautical miles north of Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. As we can trace it from the […]

Private Plane Crashed Near Saint Petersburg In Russia

Reading Time: < 1 minute North-West Transport Prosecutor’s office has just reported a collision of two private planes in the Leningrad region, due to which three people died. At the moment, criminalists are investigating the spot of the event to determine the circumstances. The collided planes in Aerodrome Gostilitsy were Cessna that carried no passengers, and Piper, with a pilot […]

American Eagle plane skidded off the runway in Bahamas

Reading Time: < 1 minute An American Eagle ERJ-145 plane from Miami slides off runway at Grand Bahama International Airport on Saturday, according to the Tribune. According to reports the aircraft, which had traveled from Miami, experienced some mechanical difficulties on the runway after landing. As a result, the plane skidded off the runway and came to a stop 15ft […]

Air India Express Plane Skids Off Runway and Breaks into Two

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air India Express flight IX-1344 from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (DXB), to Kozhikode, India (CCJ) skidded off the runway while landing at Kozhikode Calicut International Airport and broke into two. According to BBC, it the aircraft crashed during the second attempt to land, as the first attempt was aborted due to poor weather conditions. The […]

Reasons Behind UIA Boeing 737 Crash: Chain of Human Errors

Reading Time: 2 minutes Civil Aviation Organisation of Iran has released yet another preliminary report on the fatal crash involving Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) Boeing 737-800 aircraft identified by one of the air defense units as a threat and targeted consequently. According to the results of the investigation launched into the accident, the major causes behind the disaster are […]

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 […]