Official Report

2017 Airline Safety Performance

Thursday, March 8, 2018
By George Hatcher

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2017 safety performance of the commercial airline industry showing continued strong improvements in safety. Download article as PDF »

Update to “Cold Temperature Restricted Airports” list

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Update to “Cold Temperature Restricted Airports” list

Subject: Update to “Cold Temperature Restricted Airports” list located in Notice to Airmen Publication (NTAP) Graphic Notices. www/ Purpose: This publication provides operators with information related to cold temperature altitude restrictions. It contains the addition and subtraction of airports to the Cold Temperature Restricted Airports list located in the NTAP. Background: In response to... »

NTSB reports on Clear Air Turbulence

Saturday, February 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
NTSB reports on Clear Air Turbulence

Scheduled 14 CFR Part 121: Air Carrier operation of UNITED AIR LINES INC Accident occurred Friday, February 19, 2010 in Anchorage, AK Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/23/2017 Aircraft: BOEING 747, registration: N173UA Injuries: 1 Serious, 25 Minor, 236 Uninjured. NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal... »

Mozambique Plane Crash Final Report

Friday, April 15, 2016
By George Hatcher
Mozambique Plane Crash Final Report

On Jan 9th 2014 Namibia’s Accident Investigation Commission released the preliminary report of the LAM E190 crash over Botswana/Namibia on Nov 29th 2013. The conclusion at that time was that the captain intentionally crashed the aircraft. On November 29, 2013, there were 28 passengers and 6 crew aboard the Embraer ERJ-190 flown by LAM... »

Trigana Air Flight 267 Crash: Black Box to be Sent to France after Unsuccessful Data Retrieval Attempts

Friday, October 9, 2015
By George Hatcher
Trigana Air Flight 267 Crash: Black Box to be Sent to France after Unsuccessful Data Retrieval Attempts

According to a preliminary report released by Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC), the black box from Trigana Air jet that crashed in August will be sent to France for data retrieval. The flight TGN267 crashed after it lost contact with the ATC during a flight from Sentani airport, Jayapura, to Oksibi, Papua. There... »

#Malaysia Airlines Confidential report of MH17 handed over to Australians in June

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
By George Hatcher
#Malaysia Airlines Confidential report of MH17 handed over to Australians in June

Details from the confidential MH17 report that was handed over to Australian experts on June 2nd have not been revealed. The report questions if the flight path should have routed the passenger jet over a known war zone. The report is based on conclusions drawn by experts from Australia, Malaysia, the Ukraine, the US,... »

BEA on SwiftAir Air Algeria (Burkina Faso to Algiers) Crash July 2014

Thursday, April 2, 2015
By George Hatcher

Accident 24 July 2014 in Gossi, Mali to the MD-83 registered EC-LTV operated by Swiftair S.A. Press release from the BEA and the Commission d’Enquêtes Accidents et Incidents de l’Aviation civile (Mali) Following the publication of the Interim Report on 20 September 2014 in Bamako (Mali), investigative work has continued, based on the analysis... »

Santa Tracker 2014

Wednesday, December 24, 2014
By George Hatcher
Santa Tracker 2014

Kids can call 877-HI-NORAD or email on Christmas Eve. A volunteer checks a big-screen computer monitor and passes along Santa’s location. Updates are posted at, and The volunteers will keep answering questions through 3 a.m. MST on Christmas Day. Download article as PDF »

View the full Preliminary report: Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200

Friday, September 12, 2014
By George Hatcher
View the full Preliminary report: Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200

Preliminary report: Crash involving Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 flight MH17 Hrabove, Ukraine 17 July 2014 The Hague, September 2014 The reports issued by the Dutch Safety Board are open to the public. Download article as PDF »

News You Didn’t Hear in February: Pilots Arm Detaches Leading to Hard Landing

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
By George Hatcher

The carrier is Flybe. The aircraft was on a scheduled commercial air transport flight from Birmingham to Belfast City, with the commander, in the left flight deck seat, as pilot flying. It was night, and although there was no low cloud affecting the airport, the wind at Belfast was a strong west?south-westerly, gusting up... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Disaster Drill Held At Nashville International Airport
    A plane crash and explosions at Nashville International Airport were all part of a safety drill. First responders rushed to the scene of a mock plane crash to locate and help victims on Saturday. Over 100 volunteers were on hand to act as victims and their family members, and 40 different local agencies ...
  • Hendrick Motorsports drivers worried? Think again
    In 2004, hours after a plane crash took the lives of 10, including four members of the Hendrick family, Jimmie Johnson earned the win. In all, Hendrick Motorsports has earned 24 wins at NASCAR's oldest facility, many of those wins propelling its drivers to championships or stopping frustrating losing ...
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    Canada. Plane crash that killed MP Jean Lapierre caused by an unstable landing · TSB animation shows what led to plane crash that killed Jean Lapierre, 6 others · 02:44 ...
  • Pilot who blamed crash on prosthetic leg gets weeks in jail
    SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man with a prosthetic leg who crashed a plane after authorities repeatedly warned him not to fly has been sentenced to two weeks in jail. Robert Gray Jr. pleaded guilty in December to flying without a license. The Virginian-Pilots reports that the U.S. Department of ...
  • Pilot Who Blamed Crash on Prosthetic Leg Gets Weeks in Jail
    Pilot Who Blamed Crash on Prosthetic Leg Gets Weeks in Jail. An unlicensed pilot who blamed his plane crash on his prosthetic leg has been sentenced to two weeks in jail. March 24, 2018, at 4:22 p.m.. Pilot Who Blamed Crash on Prosthetic Leg Gets Weeks in Jail. Share. ×. Share on Facebook.
  • US-Bangla Air: Crash survivor to be flown to Singapore
    His son, cousin and other family members told doctors that they want to move him to Singapore. “A medical board formed for the plane crash survivors found his right leg severely infected. The leg may need to be amputated,” Samanta Lal Sen, chief of the 14-member board, told reporters at a briefing at ...
  • Seven Fast Facts: K Cairo Santos
    Not surprisingly, Santos won the AFC Special Teams Player of the Month. Honoring His Father Airplane tragedies play a somber role in Santos' life on and off the field. His father, Cairo Sr., was a pilot for Brazilian airline Varig. In 2013 his dad died in a stunt plane crash. "I used to talk to […]
  • VIDEO: This pilot's plane engine stopped mid air; here's how he handled the crisis
    At an altitude of 2,500 metres, there was little Barber could do to prevent the crash. A video of the incident was posted on the Internet, where one can easily see the engine stopping. 0. Shares. Share. By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Published: March 24, 2018 8:35 pm. plane crash, plane crash video, ...
  • FBI agent dies from brain cancer linked to 9/11 attack on Pentagon
    ... response team in Washington, Morrow spent 10 weeks recovering and processing evidence from the Pentagon crash site despite the hazardous conditions. She was also a first responder to a six-alarm warehouse fire in Alexandria, Va. The building held evidence from the plane crash at the Pentagon, ...


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