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23 April 2019

Upset incidents lead EASA to issue emergency AD on CitationJets with active winglets

23 April 2019

In-flight upset incidents lead EASA to issue an emergency AD on CitationJets, modified to have Tamarack ATLAS winglets.

FAA demands replacement of AOA sensors on Cirrus SF50 jets following incidents

Cirrus SF50 (photo: James / CC:by-sa) 22 April 2019

On April 18 the FAA published an emergency airworthiness directive, requiring replacement of the angle of attack (AOA) sensor with an improved model.

ATR 72-600 veers off runway on landing in thunderstorm at Taichung, Taiwan

22 April 2019

Far Eastern Air Transport flight FE3060 veered off the side of the runway while landing in a thunderstorm at Taichung, Taiwan.

EASA extends conflict zone warning for Iraqi and Syrian airspace

17 April 2019

On April 17, 2019 the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) extended the validity of the conflict zone warnings for Iraq and Syria to 25 October 2019.

FAA publishes draft report on Boeing 737 MAX MCAS changes

Boeing 737 MAX 9 Photo: Clemens Vasters / CC:by) 17 April 2019

The FAA published a draft report from the Boeing 737 MAX Flight Standardization Board, after reviewing changes made by Boeing to the aircraft’s MCAS.

BN-2B Islander crashed into house near Puerto Montt Airport, Chile, killing all six on board

16 April 2019

A BN-2B Islander (CC-CYR) of Archipiélagos Servicios Aéreos crashed into a house close to Puerto Montt Airport, Chile, killing all six on board.

Summit Air Let L-410 crashed into helipad during takeoff from Lukla Airport, Nepal

14 April 2019

A Summit Air Let L-410 crashed into a helicopter during takeoff from Lukla Airport, Nepal, killing three.

Aeroméxico Connect ERJ-170 suffers wingtip runway strike on takeoff, Chihuahua

12 April 2019

An Aeroméxico Connect Embraer ERJ-170 suffered a wingtip runway strike incident on takeoff from Chihuahua Airport.

Report: Maintenance factor in Airlink Avro RJ85 uncontained engine failure accident

11 April 2019

A newly released report by the South African CAA pounts to a maintenance factor in an Airlink Avro RJ85 uncontained engine failure accident in November 2017.

American Airlines Airbus A321 returned to New York-JFK after hitting runway sign on departure

11 April 2019

An American Airlines Airbus A321 returned to New York-JFK Airport after it hit a runway sign on departure.