Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Jetfly Pilatus PC-12 in flight over clouds
Feb 7, 2023 - 11:24 AM
An abrupt turn to avoid clouds caused a Jetfly Pilatus PC-12 to momentarily lose control while on approach to France’s Brive-Souillac Airport.
Aerial view of Phenom 100 off edge of runway surrounded by emergency vehicles
Feb 6, 2023 - 12:23 PM
The French BEA said an Embraer Phenom 100 crew's decision to use normal, non-icing procedures lead to a crash on approach during icing conditions.
Feb 6, 2023 - 11:30 AM
A FedEx 767 nearly landed on top of a Southwest Airlines 737 taking off from Austin Bergstrom Airport in Texas.
Autonomous tractors performing mowing and runway debris sweeps.
Feb 6, 2023 - 10:52 AM
The National Aerospace Research & Technology Park at New Jersey's Atlantic City International Airport has received a grant to futher autonomous equipment.
Feb 2, 2023 - 9:00 AM
A helicopter air ambulance pilot on his way to work was arrested for drunk driving after passing a sheriff's deputy's car.
aircraft maintenance worker
Feb 1, 2023 - 8:51 AM
Integrating a CASS into a safety management system will streamline and simplify workflows, making an operation more efficient, Wyvern says.
Craig Erickson, Solairus Aviation safety program manager
Feb 1, 2023 - 7:10 AM
Craig Erickson, safety program manager for Solairus Aviation, explains how his company's safety philosophy helps Solairus be successful.
Yute accident Alaska
Feb 1, 2023 - 5:28 AM
The NTSB cited the pilot's decision to fly into near whiteout conditions and company procedures leading to that decision as cause for the 2020 Yute crash.
NTSB
Jan 30, 2023 - 11:24 AM
A newly released NTSB preliminary report offers few clues on why a Piper JetProp crashed on approach to the airport in Yoakum, Texas, on January 17.
Aircraft surrounded by investigators after safely stopped in Engineered Material Arresting System following runway overrun
Jan 27, 2023 - 10:00 AM
Runway excursions account for one-third of business aircraft accidents and, barring mechanical issues, are preventable.