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Accident Investigation, Maintenance Matters, News
ATSB investigations have found an increased risk of injury for helicopter pilots engaged in operations that make it difficult to use upper torso restraints.
by Linda Werfelman
The NTSB cites a wiring problem and malfunctioning antiskid system in a Saab SA-2000’s runway overrun, which killed one passenger.
Accident Investigation, News
The crew of an Irish SAR S-92 did not know their first waypoint was adjacent to a 282-ft obstacle.
Accident Investigation, Aviation Weather, News
Cutbacks in ice control operations preceded an A350’s slide off a Helsinki taxiway.
Remote Canadian airports often lack effective means of removing ice from departing aircraft, the TSB says in a report on a fatal 2017 accident.
The NTSB says it found significant wear in parts of the engine of a Bell 407 involved in a fatal Gulf of Mexico crash.
Fatigue probably prevented the pilots of an An-12BK from keeping the airplane on the glide path before a fatal crash in Lviv, Ukrainian accident investigators say.
Accident Investigation, Helicopter Safety, News
The ATSB wants to hear about certain unreported ground handling problems involving Robinson helicopters.
The PIC of a fatal AW139 night flight from the Bahamas had said he did not like flying after dark.
Accident Investigation, News, Runway Safety
The ‘close to … flooded’ condition of the runway was the primary factor in the 737’s overrun, the NTSB says.