Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB)
Why a Ryanair 737 caught fire at Manchester
The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has published new insights following an incident involving a Ryanair jet at Manchester Airport.
ACCIDENT REPORT: Cause of British Airways 787 gear collapse confirmed
Authorities have concluded a major investigation into the events which resulted in the nose of a British Airways Boeing 787 hitting the ground. The Dreamliner, G-ZBJB (c/n 38610) was parked on Stand 583 at London/Heathrow when the incident took place on June 18, 2021.
How a Stearman landed on top of a Cessna at Dunkeswell
The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has published its final report into an incident at Dunkeswell Aerodrome last year which saw a Boeing Stearman land on top of a Cessna 182.
Why BA A350-1000 suffered tail-strike during go-around
The three-year-old widebody picked up damage to its fuselage surface when the tail struck the ground during a go-around at Heathrow after a prolonged float during the flare to land.
TUI tail-strike at Manchester after “disjointed” training
Pandemic-related delays to training have been highlighted in an air safety report following a tail-strike at Manchester Airport. The AAIB has published a bulletin into the events which led to the tail of a TUI Boeing 737 coming into contact with the runway.
Investigators find cause of Navy Wings Sea Fury crash
The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has concluded its inquiry into a crash of a Hawker Sea Fury T Mk 20.
Bugs block pitot probes
An AAIB report has revealed that insects were behind pitot probe blockages that caused rejected take-offs at Heathrow last summer
UK and Sweden dispute NTSB findings on fatal Saab 2000 overrun
Conclusions of a report by the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) into a fatal 2019 overrun involving a PenAir Saab 2000 have been disputed by Swedish and UK investigators.
USAF releases report into MQ-9A crash in Africa
A newly released USAF Abbreviated Aircraft Accident Investigation Board report has revealed the previously unreported loss of an MQ-9A Reaper RPAS in an unspecified location in the US Africa Command Area of Responsibility on June 24, 2020
AAIB reveals cause of on-stand BA 787 nose-gear incident
The incident happened last month on stand while cargo was being loaded onto the Dreamliner