Safety en 75 killed in Colombian charter crash <div class="node-body article-body">An Avro RJ85, operated by Latin American charter airline LaMia, crashed in Colombia Nov. 28, claiming the lives of 76 people on board.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Safety Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:17:00 +0000 231631 at RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images Rant guy on Delta plane is banned, but where are we going as a society? <div class="node-body blog-body">Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian confirmed Monday that a passenger who gave an expletive-filled rant on a Delta aircraft is banned for life from flying on the Atlanta-based airline. The rant was videoed by another passenger. You can see it here. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:39:00 +0000 231541 at Europe amends EASA rules to handle emerging issues <div class="node-body article-body">Rules governing the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have been amended to enable it to tackle emerging issues. Aspects of the new rules were welcomed by pilots, but criticized by some of the continent’s major airlines.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Safety Fri, 18 Nov 2016 15:26:00 +0000 230861 at Trio of UAV incidents reported over London <div class="node-body article-body">Three cases of close encounters between unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and airliners heading for London Heathrow Airport were recorded in three consecutive days in July, according to the UK Airprox Board.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Aircraft & Engines Safety Thu, 17 Nov 2016 15:11:00 +0000 230701 at Asia-Pacific turboprop safety forum hopes to grow participants <div class="node-body article-body">Facilitators of an Asia-Pacific initiative that brings together turboprop aircraft operators in the region to share safety issues and best practices hope to bring in more airline and manufacturer participants in 2017.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Aircraft & Engines ATW On-Location Safety Thu, 17 Nov 2016 10:09:00 +0000 230671 at Fatigue cracking indicated in American 767 engine failure <div class="node-body article-body">Evidence of fatigue cracking has been discovered in the fractured high-pressure turbine disk from the GE Aviation CF6 engine that suffered an uncontained failure on an American Airlines Boeing 767-300 a week ago.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Engines Daily News Safety ATW Plus Fri, 04 Nov 2016 19:12:00 +0000 229441 at <p>Cracked fan disk from the engine in question.</p> NTSB Italy’s Abruzzo Airport to temporarily close for runway work <div class="node-body article-body">Italy’s Abruzzo Airport, located near Pescara, will close from Nov. 15 to 24 for a major upgrade and maintenance work to the runway and taxiway.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air Traffic Management Daily News Safety ATW Plus Thu, 03 Nov 2016 17:22:00 +0000 229281 at New MH370 report indicates 777 descended steeply, flaps retracted <div class="node-body article-body">Teams of investigators, working under the auspices of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), have refined several analyses and conducted additional research in an effort to reconstruct the final minutes of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and to refine the search area in the southern Indian Ocean. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Safety ATW Plus Wed, 02 Nov 2016 18:29:00 +0000 229111 at ATSB Investigators probe American CF6 engine failure <div class="node-body article-body">Accident investigators are puzzling over the causes of the first-ever failure of a second-stage high-pressure (HP) turbine stage on a GE Aviation CF6-80C2 engine, which experienced an uncontained release of debris during the Oct. 28 takeoff run of an American Airlines Boeing 767-300ER from Chicago O’Hare International Airport.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Engines Daily News Safety ATW Plus Tue, 01 Nov 2016 19:27:00 +0000 229041 at Investigation launched into FedEx MD-10 landing gear collapse <div class="node-body article-body">An investigation has been launched after a FedEx MD-10 cargo aircraft’s landing gear collapsed on landing at Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL), Florida, Oct. 28.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Safety ATW Plus Mon, 31 Oct 2016 16:13:00 +0000 228811 at Aviation Safety Network/Twitter