Accidents, Safety, Security and Training

News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports; information on safety procedures and concerns; crew, passenger, aircraft and airport security issues; and news about simulators and training procedures.

Oct 7, 2014 - 2:12 PM
The letter, addressed to operators of the entire TBM fleet, reviews the TBM’s pressurization and emergency oxygen systems.
Oct 7, 2014 - 1:50 PM
System displays safety-enhancing AOA and audible alerts throughout critical phases of flight.
Oct 2, 2014 - 3:30 AM
Weather was a contributing factor
Sep 25, 2014 - 3:28 PM
Proposal seeks to amend qualification standards for some flight simulation training devices.
Sep 25, 2014 - 3:21 PM
Helibras safety manager Antonio Modesto described the event as “the realization of a personal dream” with full company support.
Sep 11, 2014 - 3:03 PM
New technology in mobile devices may lead to added functionality to help pilots prevent decompression and low-oxygen emergencies.
Sep 11, 2014 - 2:53 PM
Recommendation follows two power-loss incidents in helicopters that led to accidents on or near offshore oil platforms.
Sep 11, 2014 - 2:50 PM
Addition includes the company’s Facts Training aircrew emergency procedures courses and mission safety and telemedical support services.
Sep 11, 2014 - 2:35 PM
This year’s theme is “attention control techniques.”
Sep 9, 2014 - 3:15 PM
The light twin hit a 719-foot-high crane jib, killing the pilot and a pedestrian in the street.