ASN NewsASN News -
Home » ASN News
28 November 2016

TransAsia Airways fined for disclosing confidential information during accident investigation

Wreckage of GE235 in the Keelung River 28 November 2016

TransAsia Airways was given a penalty for their interference with the official investigation into the fatal accident involving an ATR-72 at Taipei, Taiwan.

How a Germania Boeing 737-700 was cleared to take off from a closed runway

st6129 28 November 2016

A recently released incident investigation report shows how a Germania Boeing 737-700 was forced to abort the takeoff after having been cleared to depart from a closed runway at Las Palmas-Airport de Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands, Spain.

Report: Japanese flight inspection Gulfstream G-IV hit by lightning

20150313-0-c-1 27 November 2016

A Gulfstream G-IV jet, operated by the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau, suffered a lightning strike during an inspection flight. The crew lost the DME display and the aircraft was damaged, according to the JTSB investigation report. A safe landing was carried out at Tokyo International Airport.

Report: Asiana A320 hits aerials in fog after descent below Decision Altitude

The A320 after evacuation at Hiroshima (JTSB) 26 November 2016

An Asiana A320 impacted aerials short of the runway in fog after descending below Decision Altitude, according to a report released by the Japanese TSB.

KLM Boeing 787 Dreamliner and IndiGo Airbus A320 involved in serious airprox incident over India

20161102_b789_ph-bgh_fa 25 November 2016

An IndiGo Airbus A320, registered VT-IFO, and a KLM Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, PH-BHG, were involved in a serious airprox incident over India on November 2.

DHC-8 descends to 25 meters in windshear encounter in Norway

Screenshot of the AIBN animation 23 November 2016

A DHC-8-100 aircraft lost altitude and airspeed while on approach to Helle-Svolvær Airport, Norway in darkness as a result of significant wind shear, according to investigators.

NTSB: FedEx MD-10 main gear collapsed after normal landing in Fort Lauderdale accident

The MD-10 a day after the accident (photo: ilikerio / CC:by-sa) 22 November 2016

The NTSB issued an investigative update on the FedEx MD-10 landing gear failure accident at Fort Lauderdale, Florida, stating the left main gear collapsed 12 seconds after a normal landing.

NTSB: limitations of ‘see and avoid’ concept factor in two fatal midair collisions

Illustration of approximate collision of airplanes (NTSB) 16 November 2016

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued a Safety Alert to pilots with suggestions on what they can do to reduce their chances of being involved in a midair collision.

Dutch authorities ban Sky High Aviation Beech 1900 from Bonaire

10 November 2016

The Dutch Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate banned a Beech 1900D of Sky High Aviation from operating commercial flights to Bonaire Airport and other Dutch airports in the Caribbean.

VFR flight in IMC causes fatal Cessna Citation CFIT accident in Germany

Descent profile and crash location (BFU) 5 November 2016

A January 2014 crash of a Cessna 501 Citation I/SP corporate jet near Trier, Germany, occurred when the captain continued a VFR approach in poor visibility conditions.