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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... »

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... »

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... »

TWA Flight 800 report Questioned

Monday, June 24, 2013
By George Hatcher

James Kallstrom, who headed up the investigation into the 1996 crash for the FBI says the original report is legitimate. But six retired investigators from TWA, the National Transportation Safety Board, and the Air Line Pilots Association say the final report of the 1996 accident, “TWA Flight 800” was falsified. They say the accident... »

NTSB Reports on Dreamliner Battery Fire in Boston

Thursday, March 7, 2013
By George Hatcher
NTSB Reports on Dreamliner Battery Fire in Boston

We no longer have to conjecture about the Japan Airlines 787 battery fire in Boston because the National Transportation Safety Board has released an interim factual report with nearly 500 pages of related documentation. A live webcast forum is scheduled for April in Washington to investigate the design, technology and certification lithium-ion batteries. Attached... »

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