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27 January 2021

EASA declares Boeing 737 MAX safe to return to service in Europe

27 January 2021

EASA allows return to service of a modified version of the Boeing 737 MAX, mandating a package of software upgrades, electrical working rework, maintenance checks, operations manual updates and crew training.

Zambian Air Force Y-12 suffers runway excursion

26 January 2021

A Zambian Air Force Y-12 aircraft from Lusaka to Mukinge, skidded off the runway on landing.

Report: USAF Global Express crew shut down wrong engine after failure

24 January 2021

A USAF report revealed that the crew of a Global Express shut down wrong engine after an uncontained failure. The aircraft crashed during the emergency landing.

Distraction factor in ATR 72’s attempted takeoff from runway edge, Cologne

23 January 2021

Distraction during the line-up turn was a factor when the crew of an ATR 72-212F commenced takeoff at the edge of the runway at Cologne, Germany, according to a newly released BFU report.

West Atlantic Boeing 737-400 cargo plane damaged in hard landing at Exeter, U.K.

19 January 2021

West Atlantic UK flight NPT05L, a Boeing 737-400 cargo plane, suffered substantial damage during a hard landing at Exeter Airport, U.K.

Canada introduces additional requirements to allow return to service of Boeing 737 MAX

18 January 2021

On January 18, 2021, Transport Canada issued an Airworthiness Directive for the Boeing 737 MAX which outlines the required modifications to be made to the aircraft prior to a return to service in Canadian airspace. This concludes the department’s review of the aircraft.

EASA publishes European Plan for Aviation Safety 2021-2025

16 January 2021

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) published the 10th edition of the European Plan for Aviation Safety (EPAS) covering 2021 – 2025.

Misinterpretation of ATC communication factor in August 2019 runway incursion at Toronto

15 January 2021

TSB Canada released its investigation report into the August 2019 runway incursion between two aircraft at the Toronto/Lester B. Pearson International Airport, Canada.

Flight Safety Foundation, partners target runway excursion prevention

12 January 2021

In a bid to reduce runway excursions, the Flight Safety Foundation and Eurocontrol have released the Global Action Plan for the Prevention of Runway Excursions (GAPPRE).

Cessna 560 Citation V crashed in Oregon mountains

10 January 2021

A Cessna 560 Citation V was destroyed when it impacted the terrain in the Mutton Mountains, Oregon. There were no survivors.