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Study finds that equipment problems accounted for 65 percent of accidents and incidents.
Preliminary investigation of the incident helicopter found binding in the assembly's double-row angular contact bearing.
NATA encourages the FAA's effort to encourage more certificate holder involvement with safety assurance systems.
German investogators said the pilot-in-command decided to “conduct the VFR approach even though he was aware of prevailing [IMC in fog] at the airport."
NBAA's Bolen joined chairman Paul Anderson and Safety Committee chairman David Ryan in signing the new Safety Policy during the National Safety Forum.
The organizations are exploring whether use of continuous turning approaches would provide more stable approaches.
Errors by ATC resulted in the pilots’ inability to take action to avoid the collisions, the NTSB said.
If any are cracked or are corroded, the remaining legs might not be able to support the engine under all load conditions, Transport Canada cautioned.
NTSB kept loss of control on its list of most wanted safety improvements for the third consecutive time.
During the time leading up to the collision, the local controller was handling nine aircraft.