There are more than a few crashes from the last decade that you probably have never heard of, but your safety could benefit from their lessons. Why the lack of media coverage?
On Wednesday, reports started to trickle in that The Boeing 787 Dreamliner had yet another glitch that airlines needed to sort out. No, it was not related to the lithium-ion batteries again, but something you will find on just about any aircraft in the air. ANA discovered faulty wiring in three of their 787s, resulting […]
When your truck catches fire while on the Trans-Labrador Highway, you are in a pretty tight spot? The nearest town, let alone a fire truck, may be hundreds of miles away, and the fire might spread to nearby nearby trees long before help arrives. So, what do you do? Call in air support, that’s what! […]
On Thursday morning, the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch issued special bulletin concerning the investigation into a fire in a Ethiopian Boeing 787 at London Heathrow last week. The AAIB says that the focus of the investigation has zeroed in on the emergency locator transmitter, or ELT, located at the rear of the aircraft. Subsequently, […]
Photos showing the rear galley and rear of the passenger cabin on an Ethiopian 787, the approximate area where a fire occurred in London. Credit: Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren UPDATE 7-13-13 12:45pm The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch this afternoon has issued a press release with addition details into Friday’s Ethiopian 787 fire. The AAIB stated […]
Delta Air Lines flight 2284 arriving from Pittsburgh, caught fire in Atlanta after a hard landing Saturday afternoon.