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Accident Investigation, News
Ethiopian authorities cite MCAS activity in fatal 2019 crash of a Boeing 737 MAX.
by Linda Werfelman
Accident Investigation, In Memoriam, News
The ATSB says operators of small passenger aircraft should consider installing TAWS.
by FSF Editorial Staff
Accident Investigation, Flight Training, Maintenance Matters, News
Indonesian accident investigators say a recurring autothrottle problem and the pilots’ inadequate UPRT contributed to the fatal crash of a Boeing 737.
The NTSB says the airplane’s horizontal stabilizer actuator had separated.
2010 FSF Press Releases, Accident Investigation, Helicopter Safety, News
The TSB cited a weak steel pin in the fatal crash tied to the separation of a Bell 212’s rotor blades and assembly.
Accident Investigation, Aviation Weather, News
The pilots of an EC-130 air tanker likely were unaware of other crews’ decisions to stop operations at a nearby fire site because of high winds, the ATSB says.
Severe turbulence led to the Bell 212 pilots’ loss of control, engine damage and an attempted emergency landing, the TSB says.
Accident Investigation, News, Runway Safety
The EMB145 crew continued the descent past decision altitude even though snow had obscured their view of the runway.
Accident Investigation, Cabin Safety, News
Six passengers were injured using the escape slides of an A330 after landing in Sydney, the ATSB says.
Accident Investigation, News, unstable approach
Despite multiple ‘sink rate’ alerts, the crew of a 737 freighter continued their unstable approach, resulting in a hard landing and a damaged airplane.