NTSB Advisory

NTSB Issues 9 New Safety Recommendations

Monday, May 6, 2013
By George Hatcher
NTSB Issues 9 New Safety Recommendations

NTSB Issues Nine New Safety Recommendations as a Result of Its Investigation of the 8/26/2011 Crash of a Eurocopter AS350 B2 Near Mosby, Missouri May 6, 2013 The National Transportation Safety Board Issues the Following Recommendations to the Following Organizations: Prohibit flight crewmembers in 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 135 and 91 subpart... »

NTSB Safety Recommendations

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
By George Hatcher
NTSB Safety Recommendations

The NTSB issued 10new recommendations, including five to the FederalAviation Administration, three to the Flight Test Safety Committee, and the following two recommendations to Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation: A-12-62 Commission an audit by qualified independent safety experts, before the start of the next major certification flight test program, to evaluate the company’s flight test safety... »

NTSB Warns Old Weather Data on Pilot Displays Can Contribute to Plane Crashes

Monday, June 25, 2012
By George Hatcher
NTSB Warns Old Weather Data on Pilot Displays Can Contribute to Plane Crashes

The NTSB has sent out a safety alert concerning weather information that is up to twenty minutes old, although it may be advertised as real time data. The discrepancy in time can be fatal when weather conditions are in rapid flux. The NTSB has related this old weather information to two recent crashes that... »

NTSB Safety Recommendations

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
By George Hatcher

National Transportation Safety Board Washington, DC 20594 April 10, 2012 The National Transportation Safety Board makes the following recommendations to the Reno Air Racing Association: Require aircraft owners, as a condition of eligibility to participate in the Reno National Championship Air Races, to provide an engineering evaluation that includes flight demonstrations and analysis within... »

NTSB Safety Recommendation A-12-7

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
By George Hatcher
NTSB Safety Recommendation A-12-7

The National Transportation Safety Board makes the following recommendation to the Federal Aviation Administration: Require repetitive inspection of Engine Components, Inc. cylinder assemblies produced between May 2003 and October 2009 (serial numbers 7709 through 52884) installed on Teledyne Continental Motors model 520 and 550 engines and removal of these cylinder assemblies once they reach... »

Kotaite Lecture on the Future of Aviation Safety

Friday, December 9, 2011
By George Hatcher

National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah A. P. Hersman delivered the 8th Annual Assad Kotaite Lecture last evening at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Headquarters in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Hosted by the Montreal Branch of the Royal Aeronautical Society, the annual lecture is a tribute to Dr.Assad Kotaite, former Secretary General of ICAO... »

NTSB SAFETY RECOMMENDATION

Friday, July 8, 2011
By George Hatcher

National Transportation Safety Board Washington, DC 20594 July 7, 2011 http://www.ntsb.gov/doclib/recletters/2011/A-11-056-059.pdf The National Transportation Safety Board makes the following recommendations to the Airborne Law Enforcement Association: Revise your standards to define pilot rest and ensure that pilots receive protected rest periods that are sufficient to minimize the likelihood of pilot fatigue during aviation operations.... »

NTSB Directive Contradicts Boeing Statement

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
By George Hatcher

On April 25, the NTSB released information about the April 1 Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300 fuselage incident where the rupture in the fuselage caused depressurization and forced pilots to make an emergency landing in Yuma. From the release The NTSB Materials Laboratory work is actively conducting additional inspections and examinations in the following areas:... »

NTSB Releases Safety Recommendations

Tuesday, March 29, 2011
By George Hatcher

Partial summary of what is included incorporate in Aircraft Flight Manuals a committed-to-stop point in the landing sequence subpart K operators and Part 142 training schools to incorporate the information establish, and ensure that pilots adhere to, standard operating procedures. principal operations inspectors ensure that pilots use the same checklists in operations that they... »

NTSB Safety Recommendation A-11-7 through -11

Friday, February 18, 2011
By George Hatcher

National Transportation Safety Board Washington, DC 20594 The National Transportation Safety Board recommends that the Federal Aviation Administration: Require Boeing to develop a method to protect the elevator power control unit input arm assembly on 737-300 through -500 series airplanes from foreign object debris. (A-11-7) Once Boeing has developed a method to protect the... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Incorrect weight caused Sunshine Coast light plane crash, expert report rules
    Investigators have ruled the cause of a light plane crash on the Sunshine Coast last year was incorrect weight distribution, which increased the chance of a mid-air stall and destabilised the aircraft. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau released its crash report on Tuesday after the South ...
  • Questions remain over Vic DFO plane crash
    One year after a fatal light plane crash at a Melbourne shopping centre, the cause remains unknown and a fresh investigation has been launched. Updated Updated 2 hours ago. Five men were killed when a light plane plunged into a Melbourne shopping centre and a year later investigators are still ...
  • Rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    Time is ticking as Iranian rescue teams search the Zagros Mountains trying to locate the wreckage of a missing Aseman Airliner that crashed there on Sunday morning with 66 people on board. The missing plane was an ATR 72-500 twin-engine turboprop. It left the capital city of Tehran to Yasuj, ...
  • Iranian rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims The Associated Press. In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
  • Iranian Plane Crash Site Found, All 65 on Board Reportedly Killed
    Search and rescue forces on Monday located the crash site of a plane in Iran where all passengers and crew were killed, according to Iran's Press TV. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72—a small, short-distance twin engine plane—had 65 people on board when it crashed into Mount Dena in southern Iran on ...
  • WY Plane Crash
    The plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and Michelle Patterson and they are believed to ...
  • One dead in plane crash south of Carson City
    One person is confirmed dead in the crash of a twin-engined light passenger plane off of Hobo Hot Springs Road south of ...
  • Pilot in Longmont plane crash remains in serious condition
    An airplane lies on its roof along the runway at Vance Brand Municipal Airport in Longmont on Friday afternoon. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer). The pilot of a small plane that crashed on Friday remains in serious condition and the flight instructor has since been released from the hospital, according ...
  • Ramaphosa sends condolences to Iran after plane crash
    "On behalf of the government and the people of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed a message of condolences to the government and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran following the plane crash that occurred in the Zagros Mountain Range on ...
  • Rescuers reach plane crash site in Iran mountains
    A group of relatives of passengers of an Iran Aseman Airline flight gathers around a mosque at the Mehr-Abad airport in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday after reports that the plane had crashed. Photo by Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA-EFE. Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Rescue teams reached the snow-capped mountains of ...

Blogroll

  • Air Consumer.gov
  • AirCrashConsultants
  • Airfleets
  • Airliners.net
  • AOPA
  • Bird Strike Database
  • Bird Strike Database Query
  • EASA
  • FAA
  • Find A Pilot
  • Frixo
  • IATA
  • International Civil Aviation Organization
  • Montreal Convention MC99 English
  • Nasa
  • NOAA
  • NTSB
  • RITA
  • U.S. Office of Special Counsel
February 2018
M T W T F S S
« Jan    
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728  
  • #Aviationsafety https://t.co/JagfSGMyFQ. Meltdown on planes. It happens. There are consequences.
    about 5 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety A carryon started smoking on Skywest Canada/Delta Airlines Minneapolis-Appleton as the plane was la… https://t.co/SGxbCXEdmz
    about 7 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety ILufthansa Cityline Aberdeen-Frankfurt lost communication for 36 minutes. 2 fighter aircraft were p… https://t.co/D27W2rwiym
    about 7 hours ago
  • 2 dead in western Wyoming plane crash https://t.co/7GOXpjD50S via @SFGate
    about 9 hours ago
  • Grand Canyon helicopter crash: 'We should not have been up there,' witness says https://t.co/7q46eD1086 via @usatoday
    about 10 hours ago