Comoros

A Disgraceful Attitude

Monday, February 10, 2014
By George Hatcher

Here are a couple of facts: – Yemenia Flight 626 was an International Airbus A310-324 from Sana’a, Yemen, to Moroni, Comoros, that crashed on 30 June 2009 killing 152. –French authorities charged Yemenia Airways with manslaughter over the Yemenia Airways crash. –A judicial source said that Yemenia’s Airbus A310 “should not have been allowed... »

Will Yemenia Airways Be Held Accountable at Last?

Thursday, January 30, 2014
By George Hatcher

In 2007 there was this Airbus A310 that failed to pass inspection in France and was therefore banned from French Airspace. The plane was still in use though. Yemenia Airlines quit flying the plane over French Airspace, limiting its routes to non-euro airspace like the hop from Sanaa to the Comoros. Listen, I’ve heard... »

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 »

Comoros Crash Final Report (BEA)

Wednesday, July 3, 2013
By George Hatcher
Comoros Crash Final Report (BEA)

Comoros’ L’Agence Nationale de l’Aviation Civile et de la Météorologie de l’Union des Comore has released their final report. Final BEA Report below Final report (French) Download article as PDF »

Inter-Island Flight Ditches In Indian Ocean After Moroni Take-off

Thursday, November 29, 2012
By George Hatcher
Inter-Island Flight Ditches In Indian Ocean After Moroni Take-off

Inter Iles What: Inter-Iles Air Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia en route from Moroni, Comoros to Anjouan Where: Indian Ocean When: Nov 27, 2012 Who: 29 aboard-25 passengers, 4 crew Why: According to passengers accounts, the plane took off and was leaking. Another reports that an engine failed. The pilot intended to return to the airport... »

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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