Safety https://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7397/more en Canadian authorities differ on how to reduce runway incursion risks https://atwonline.com/safety/canadian-authorities-differ-how-reduce-runway-incursion-risks <div class="node-body article-body">Transport Canada (TC) and the country’s Transportation Safety Board (TSB) remain at odds over whether a flight crew procedure change would reduce runway incursion risks on a particularly tricky area at Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ).</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/canadian-authorities-differ-how-reduce-runway-incursion-risks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/canadian-authorities-differ-how-reduce-runway-incursion-risks#comments Daily News Safety Airports & Routes ATW Plus Tue, 17 Sep 2019 13:04:00 +0000 315820 at https://atwonline.com Toronto Pearson International Airport FAA, NTSB to investigate privately owned freighter crash near Toledo https://atwonline.com/safety/faa-ntsb-investigate-privately-owned-freighter-crash-near-toledo <div class="node-body article-body">A twin-engine Convair 440 cargo aircraft crashed into the parking lot of a truck repair facility in Toledo, Ohio early Sept. 11, an FAA spokesperson told ATW. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/faa-ntsb-investigate-privately-owned-freighter-crash-near-toledo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/faa-ntsb-investigate-privately-owned-freighter-crash-near-toledo#comments Daily News Safety Wed, 11 Sep 2019 18:44:00 +0000 315779 at https://atwonline.com Report cites airport, pilots in Air India Maldives landing incident https://atwonline.com/safety/report-cites-airport-pilots-air-india-maldives-landing-incident <div class="node-body article-body">Inadequate airfield markings, combined with insufficient preparation and coordination by pilots, led to an Air India Airbus A320neo landing on an under-construction runway at Velana International Airport (MLE), a report from the Maldives Accident Investigation Coordinating Committee (AICC) said.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/report-cites-airport-pilots-air-india-maldives-landing-incident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/report-cites-airport-pilots-air-india-maldives-landing-incident#comments Daily News Safety Airports & Routes Thu, 05 Sep 2019 13:14:00 +0000 315717 at https://atwonline.com Maldives AICC Cathay makes staff, inspection changes after oxygen bottle incidents https://atwonline.com/safety/cathay-makes-staff-inspection-changes-after-oxygen-bottle-incidents <div class="node-body article-body">Cathay Pacific Airways is implementing new inspection protocols and taking some staff off flight duties as the Hong Kong-based carrier continues to investigate how oxygen bottles were emptied on three aircraft in recent weeks.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/cathay-makes-staff-inspection-changes-after-oxygen-bottle-incidents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/cathay-makes-staff-inspection-changes-after-oxygen-bottle-incidents#comments Airlines Daily News Safety Tue, 03 Sep 2019 14:30:00 +0000 315692 at https://atwonline.com Rob Finlayson Study: Range criteria ‘overly conservative’ for drones https://atwonline.com/safety/study-range-criteria-overly-conservative-drones <div class="node-body article-body">National test range criteria used to determine the probability of death or injury from being struck by a small drone are overly conservative, a second-phase Ground Collision Severity Evaluation has found.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/study-range-criteria-overly-conservative-drones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/study-range-criteria-overly-conservative-drones#comments Daily News Safety ATW Plus Thu, 29 Aug 2019 18:34:00 +0000 315675 at https://atwonline.com <p>Drone collision testing using an anthropomorphic crash test dummy.</p> ASSURE CAAC report gives no cause of Air China A330 fire https://atwonline.com/safety/caac-report-gives-no-cause-air-china-a330-fire <div class="node-body article-body">A fire that severely damaged an Air China Airbus A330-300 during boarding at Beijing Capital International Airport Aug. 27 was brought under control 57 min. after discovery, according to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/caac-report-gives-no-cause-air-china-a330-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/caac-report-gives-no-cause-air-china-a330-fire#comments Daily News Safety Thu, 29 Aug 2019 17:56:00 +0000 315674 at https://atwonline.com Cathay Pacific investigates oxygen bottle discharge https://atwonline.com/safety/cathay-pacific-investigates-oxygen-bottle-discharge <div class="node-body article-body">Cathay Pacific Airways is investigating how multiple oxygen bottles were emptied on board two of its aircraft while on the ground in Toronto.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/cathay-pacific-investigates-oxygen-bottle-discharge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/cathay-pacific-investigates-oxygen-bottle-discharge#comments Daily News Safety Tue, 27 Aug 2019 13:47:00 +0000 315647 at https://atwonline.com Rob Finlayson Air China A330 severely damaged in cargo hold fire at Beijing https://atwonline.com/safety/air-china-a330-severely-damaged-cargo-hold-fire-beijing <div class="node-body article-body">An Air China Airbus A330-300 was severely damaged by a cargo hold fire at Beijing Capital International Airport Aug. 27 as passengers were boarding for a flight to Tokyo Haneda.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/air-china-a330-severely-damaged-cargo-hold-fire-beijing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/air-china-a330-severely-damaged-cargo-hold-fire-beijing#comments Daily News Safety Tue, 27 Aug 2019 13:30:00 +0000 315646 at https://atwonline.com EASA to issue GP7200 engine airworthiness directive https://atwonline.com/safety/easa-issue-gp7200-engine-airworthiness-directive <div class="node-body article-body">EASA is set to issue an airworthiness directive (AD) on Engine Alliance engines that power Airbus A380s following a similar move by the US FAA after the discovery that a failed GP7200 engine showed a fracture in the fan hub. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/easa-issue-gp7200-engine-airworthiness-directive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/easa-issue-gp7200-engine-airworthiness-directive#comments Daily News Engines Safety Fri, 23 Aug 2019 14:51:00 +0000 315624 at https://atwonline.com <p>An Engine Alliance GP7200 engine on an Air France A380 failed over Greenland in 2017.</p> BEA Fracture prompts Engine Alliance GP7200 inspections https://atwonline.com/safety/fracture-prompts-engine-alliance-gp7200-inspections <div class="node-body article-body">Operators of Engine Alliance GP7200-powered Airbus A380s are set for a new round of inspections after a fracture was found in a fan hub of the Air France aircraft engine that failed in September 2017.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/fracture-prompts-engine-alliance-gp7200-inspections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/fracture-prompts-engine-alliance-gp7200-inspections#comments Daily News Manufacturers Safety ATW Plus Thu, 22 Aug 2019 18:04:00 +0000 315618 at https://atwonline.com <p>The Air France A380 engine part being extracted from ice in Greenland.</p> Dick Van As, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS)