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ACCIDENT: Pilot Seat Malfunction Nearly Crashes 737!

ACCIDENT: Pilot Seat Malfunction Nearly Crashes 737!

A Boeing 737 suffered serious damage, causing more damage to airport equipment, because of a pilot seat malfunction during the take-off roll. We will start this accident report backwards. The final report classifies this accident using this brief, grim description:...
ACCIDENT: Dash-8 Main Gear Collapse On Landing

ACCIDENT: Dash-8 Main Gear Collapse On Landing

A de Havilland Dash-8-100 suffered a main gear collapse as it landed on a gravel runway with 40 people on board. There were no injuries. The accident happened today. The operator of the Dash-8 suffering the gear collapse is Skyward Express, in Kenya. The flgiht...
FAA Grounds Transair Due To Maintenance Concerns

FAA Grounds Transair Due To Maintenance Concerns

The FAA grounded Transair, who lost a 737 in Hawaii earlier in the month, by revoking the company’s permit to do maintenance inspections. We saw the ditching of the Transair 737-200 shortly after take-off in Honolulu, on the 2nd of July. The crew initially faced...
ACCIDENT: SILA Antonov An-28 Crash-Lands In Siberia

ACCIDENT: SILA Antonov An-28 Crash-Lands In Siberia

Authorities located a SILA (Siberian Light Aviation) Antonov An-28, that was lost from radar. Thankfully everyone survived, one pilot with some injuries. The crew of the SILA Antonov An-28 was performing a flight from Kedrovy Airport to Tomsk Bogashevo Airport (UNTT),...
Kamchatka Crash: Antonov An-26 Made Missed Approach

Kamchatka Crash: Antonov An-26 Made Missed Approach

More information has come to light regarding the crash of the Antonov An-26 plane in the Kamchatka peninsula in bad weather last week. As we already saw, the accident happened on the 6th of July. The Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Air Enterprise An-26 in this crash, flew...