Accident

What happened to aviation safety during pandemic? |Data

No prior event affected the aviation industry as much as COVID-19 pandemic did. Amount of flights plummeted as countries closed their borders. Logically, the amount of accidents should have followed. But did it?...


Airport technician dies after lightning strike at Hanoi airport

An aircraft technician, injured by a lightning strike at Hanoi Noi Bai International Airport (HAN), died on the way to the hospital....


Lionair plane crashes in Manilla, 8 dead

Lionair plane overshot the runway and crashed in Manilla airport (MNL), bursting into flames on March 29, 2020. None of the eight people onboard, including doctors and nurses, survived, initial reports indicate. ...


Fatal airline accidents on decline, 2019 preliminary data shows

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released the latest, preliminary data for the 2019 safety performance of the commercial airline industry, indicating a decrease in worldwide fatal accident rate compared to the gloomy 2018 statistics. As of December 2, 2019, there were six fatal accidents, which resulted in the deaths of 227 passengers and crew, as well as 10 fatalities on the ground....


NTSB issues update on fatal PenAir runway excursion investigation

The United States National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued an investigative update into the fatal PenAir runway excursion accident in October 2019, which left one person dead and several others injured.  ...


KLM India tweets advice on seat fatality rate in plane crashes

If you ever wondered where to sit in a plane to survive a possible crash, wonder no more. Good-guy KLM India has provided the answer. ...


More shocking facts about the Boeing 737 MAX crashes

Many reports have emerged on the training, certification and the way that MCAS on the Boeing 737 MAX works has recently emerged. To say the least, the details are shocking. Read more:...


Is Boeing Canceling the Boeing 737 MAX?

After two fatal crashes in less than 6 months, airlines and aviation authorities have grounded the Boeing 737 MAX, citing safety reasons. But with repeated crashes and concerns about the design, is Boeing going to cancel the jet?...


Amazon Cargo Aircraft Crashes On Flight 3591

Over the weekend, an unfortunate event happened. Prime Air flight 3591 has crashed into Trinity Bay, leaving multiple fatalities. The Boeing 767 was on its way to Houston Intercontinental Airport. Read more:...


Report into Aseman Airlines crash finds multiple “human errors”

Iran’s civil aviation accident investigation bureau (AIB) released a report on February 18, 2019, on the deadly crash of the Aseman Airlines ATR72 in Iran exactly one year ago. This new report confirms the initial conclusions of the investigation and points at a series of human errors....