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Cabin crew alert QantasLink pilots to gear down at 15,000ft

A QantasLink Dash 8 crew failed to retract the landing gear after take-off and only realised when a member of the cabin crew flagged the error, a report by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau has found.

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Malaysia Airlines A330 took off with pitot covers attached

A Malaysia Airlines Airbus A330 took off from Brisbane Airport with covers still attached to all three of its airspeed sensors, a report by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau has found.

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REX Saab 340 almost stalls after icing issues

A report by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has revealed that a REX Saab 340 almost stalled while returning to Perth after one of its de-icing boots failed.

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Swift Air 737 taxies over towbar

A Swift Air Boeing 737-400 ran over a towbar after the pushback crew failed to ensure that the area in front of the aircraft was clear before leaving the manoeuvring area, the UK’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has found.

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Air Arabia A320 hit approach light during wrong runway take-off

An Air Arabia Airbus A320 struck an approach light while taking off from the wrong runway at Sharjah International Airport, a report by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has found.

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Air Canada 777 suffers tail strike on pilot’s first landing

An Air Canada Boeing 777-300ER suffered a tail strike while landing at Hong Kong International due to pilot induced oscillations and a high rate of descent, an investigation by the country’s Air Accident Investigation Authority (AAIA) has concluded.

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S7 A321neo "stalled" during upset in severe icing conditions

An S7 Airlines Airbus A321neo stalled during an in-flight upset after take-off from Magadan/Sokol, Russian investigators report.

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Omni 767 crew rejected take-off above V1 before brake fire

An Omni Air International Boeing 767 suffered a brake fire after the crew rejected a take-off above V1, a report by Ireland’s Air Accident Investigation Unit has found.

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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.

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Why West Wind ATR 42 crashed just 17 seconds after take-off

A fatal 2017 crash of a West Wind ATR 42 has exposed systemic issues involving aircraft taking off with icing contaminated surfaces in Canada, investigators from the country’s Transportation Safety Board have concluded.