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Lufthansa: Safekeeping Profits or Passengers?

Friday, February 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa: Safekeeping Profits or Passengers?

Accident to the Airbus A320-211, registered D-AIPX and operated by Germanwings, flight GWI18G, on 03/24/15 at Prads-Haute-Bléone According to the BEA, they will release the final report on Germanwings 9525 on Sunday, March 13, 2016 during a press briefing. I plan to be there. Although the public has not seen the final report, and... »

Jan 18: TAM Airbus Emergency was Slow Suffocation

Thursday, February 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Jan 18: TAM Airbus Emergency was Slow Suffocation

On January 18, 2016, a TAM Linhas Aereas Airbus A320-200 was on a scheduled flight from Brasilia to Aracaju Brazil when the pilots decided to return to Brasilia. They made a safe landing and were in the air ten minutes short of an hour. Incident investigations always take time. So it was a couple... »

Fokker 27 Investigation

Friday, November 1, 2013
By George Hatcher

BEA Fokker 27, registered I-MLVT, 25 October 2013, Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport, France INFORMATION ON 27 OCTOBER 2013 The BEA has initiated a Safety Investigation following the accident that occurred to the Fokker 27 Mk 500, operated by the Italian airline Miniliner on behalf of the French airline Europe Airpost. The cargo aeroplane,... »

Yemenia Reports, Appendix 8, 9, Final

Sunday, July 28, 2013
By George Hatcher

Yemen Airways 70-ADJ, flight IY626 to Moroni Appendix 8 and 9 Download article as PDF »

The BEA releases the “Final report” on Air France Flight 447

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
By George Hatcher
The BEA releases the “Final report” on Air France Flight 447

The BEA report (pp 200-201) concluded: The crew possessed the licenses and ratings required to undertake the flight. The aeroplane possessed a valid Certificate of Airworthiness, and had been maintained in accordance with the regulations. The aeroplane’s weight and balance were within operational limits. The aeroplane had taken off from Rio de Janeiro without... »

BEA release: Human Factors Committee

Wednesday, September 7, 2011
By George Hatcher
BEA release: Human Factors Committee

The BEA has just formed the « Human Factors » working group whose creation was announced at the time of the publication of the third Interim Report on the investigation into the accident to the Rio-Paris flight on 1st June 2009. This working group’s objective is to analyze all aspects connected to the conduct... »

Yemenia Flight 626, Comoros, Updated

Friday, July 29, 2011
By George Hatcher

The BEA sent this letter to the president of the Inquiry committee, the Ministries of Communications of Moroni, New technology, Transportation and tourism (Loosely translated. For the original, click the link below the letter): Re: Yemenia Flight 626 Monsieur President, I have read the first progress report on flight IY626 that crashed June 29,... »

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