Discussion in 'Jet Aviation Discussion' started by Jet News, Dec 29, 2012.
There's good footage of that incident taken from a seat right over the wing...
A Turkish Boeing 737-800 suffered a gear collapse on landing at Odessa in Ukraine yesterday. The aircraft was performing flight TK467 from Istanbul and while on approach experienced strong cross winds. The first attempt to land was unsuccessful and resulted in a go-around. The second time the aircraft landed and suffered a nose-gear collapse. None of the 136 passengers appeared hurt.
An Aeroflot co-pilot passed away while in the cockpit of his Airbus A320 while enroute from Moscow to Anapa. The captain made an emergency landing in Rostov at the Platov International Airport (ROV). Medical personnel met the aircraft after it landed but the 49 year old co-pilot was pronounced dead.
Boeing 737MAX discussion:
A manager of aircraft integration and safety assessment at Transport Canada says “MCAS introduces catastrophic hazards that weren’t there before,” that “it and the fix add too much complexity,” that “there have been many revisions to the software” and that “each was a band-aid.”
Boy, would I ever like to be a fly on the wall of that email group.
An update from the NTSB on the fatal crash of that Pilatus PC-12 in South Dakota over the weekend.
The Chilean Air Force C-130 that went missing a few days ago with 38 onboard is assumed crashed by its Air Force. "The aircraft was carrying out logistical support tasks, transferring personnel for the revision of the floating fuel supply pipeline of the base and for carrying out anti-corrosive treatment of national facilities in the area," says the Chilean Air Force said. It is assumed the aircraft went down in the Drake Passage.
A 17-year old girl was able to gain access to a King Air turboprop, start one of its engines and move it eventually crashing it near an airport building. This was the scene at the Fresno Yosemite International Airport on Wednesday this week in California. The teen was arrested and booked into Juvenile Hall.
Earlier this month a VistaJet Bombardier Global 6000 overran the runway at Liverpool's John Lennon International Airport. The incident happened on December 11th and reports suggest that no one onboard (three crew and one passenger) were hurt in the overshoot.
Another recent incident shows a Citation 560 ditching in a corn field in Argentina after one or both engines quit and failed to restart. Information is scarce and I do not want to push any non-factual stuff out there until conclusive information is revealed.
Canadian investigators are now looking into an overrun that happened at Halifax Stanfield airport. The incident happened to a WestJet Boeing 737-800 that touched-down from YYZ (Toronto) on 5 January, 2020. No one was reported injured as a result of the overrun. Below is a photo from Avherald.
Ukrainian International Airlines 737 Crashes Minutes After Take-Off From Tehran
Iranian media reported that the plane caught fire shortly after takeoff and exploded upon impact with the ground.
Because, of course. Why would they? It's not like they have anything to hide.
What do they have to say about all the shrapnel holes along the tail and fuselage of the aircraft?
Looks like as of this afternoon pretty much everyone is saying it was a surface to air missile that took it down, likely an itchy trigger finger in a bunker somewhere.
Saw a video that the NY Times put out that pretty much shows a projectile exploding near an aircraft purported to be the same flight.
Yesterday they admitted it was a shootdown.
A C-130 firefighting tanker crashed in the Australian state of New South Wales while combating the while fires over in that country. The hull loss killed the three crew members that were onboard the aircraft at the time. The crash site is reportedly in a mountainous area but helicopters have found the wreckage. The aircraft was operated by Coulson Aviation (USA) and was enroute to drop a load of fire retardant on wild fires when it crashed. "The Aircraft had departed Richmond, NSW with a load of retardant and was on a firebombing mission," said Coulson in a statement.
A Cessna Citation II operated by the South Africa Civil Aviation Authority used for instrument calibration of airports Navigation Systems crashed yesterday (January 23rd, 2020) in a mountainous area shortly after take off from George. It is the first time that such a crash has happened to an aircraft belonging to the SACAA. None of the three crew, a flight inspection specialist, captain and first officer, survived the crash. The SACAA are investigating the cause into the incident and is expected to conduct it independently. The aircraft's registration was ZS-CAR.
A Boeing 737 operated by Pegasus has skidded off the runway on landing in Turkey at the Sabiha Gokcen Airport. The flight was coming from Izmir-Istanbul and no one is said to have perished at this point but 120 of the 177 persons onboard were injured and taken to hospitals.
UPDATE: It appears at least three persons died as a result of the crash yesterday.
An Icelandair Boeing 757 landed at Keflavik Airport and suffered a right-side main gear collapse. TF-FIA was operating flight FI529 from Berlin-Tegel .