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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. ...


AeroTime Team
Atlas Air Boeing 767 crashes, one body recovered

Atlas Air Boeing 767 cargo aircraft has crashed on February 23, 2019. Three people were onboad, media reports indicate that so far one body has been recovered....


Ruta Burbaite
Investigators to issue Lion Air crash report by November end

Indonesian authorities are planning to issue a preliminary report on the investigation into the crash of Lion Air Flight JT610 by the end of the month, on November 28-29, 2018. Despite having retrieved the plane’s flight data recorder a few days after the nearly new Boeing 737 MAX 8 crashed into the sea on October 29, 2018, investigators say finding the second black box, the cockpit voice recorder, will be critical in determining the cause...


Clement Charpentreau
Why would Lion Air brand new Boeing crash?

Now that the black box of the Lion Air Boeing 737-8 MAX has been found, the investigation will try to determine why a months-old plane would crash into the sea minutes after takeoff. While the data is being recovered, several details surrounding PK-LQP already emerged....


Bryan R. Swopes
History Hour: Malabar Princess crash that inspired The Mountain

On November 3, 1950, Air India Flight 245 crashed on the west side of Mont Blanc, killing all 48 people on board. ...


AeroTime Team
Opinion: Stop blaming pilots – bypassing the rules can save lives

The narrative of finding blame in the actions of individual pilots has been challenged in recent times by those who argue we should look at the word as a series of complex systems....


AeroTime Team
Opinion: the importance of checklists in single-pilot operations

One of the issues raised in the investigation of a Melbourne (Australia) air crash that killed five people was the importance of pilots sticking to any pre-flight checklists....


Bryan R. Swopes
History Hour: crash of B-727 leaves destruction in San Diego

On September 25, 1978, the worst aircraft accident in California history occurred when a Boeing 727-214 airliner, operated by Pacific Southwest Airlines (PSA) as Flight 182, crashed killing 144 people....


AeroTime Extra
Surviving A Plane Crash: How To Be Prepared In Case Of An Emergency

Every time when on board you probably wonder "what if the plane won't reach the destination?". But what you should be aware of is also the knowledge of the tips that might save your life. Or at least increase the chances of surviving a plane crash....


AeroTime Extra
At Least 49 Died In A Plane Crash In Nepal

Bangladesh based US-Bangla Airlines carrier crashed today near Kathmandu, Nepal. Aircraft was carrying 67 passengers and 4 crew members, at least 49 of them died....