Category: Air Crash Investigations

Sriwijaya Air crash results in FAA probe into 737 Classic wiring
Air Crash Investigations

The US Federal Aviation Administration has warned operators of Boeing 737 Classic aircraft to check for possible wiring failures, following the investigation into the January crash of Sriwijaya Air flight SJ182. Flight SJ182, a 26-year-old Boeing 737-500, crashed into the Java Sea just minutes after take-off from Jakarta on Saturday, 9 January 2021, killing all […]

Cockpit recordings from crashed Sriwijaya Air 737 to be revealed
Air Crash Investigations

Recordings of the final minutes of the Sriwijaya Air 737 flight that crashed into the Java Sea in January have now been recovered and downloaded, according to Indonesian investigators. The recordings themselves, nor the information they contain, have not yet been released to the public. However, Indonesia’s air accident investigator, the KNKT, has confirmed that […]

Iran indicts 10 officials over downed Ukrainian passenger jet
Air Crash Investigations

Iran has officially indicted 10 officials over the Ukrainian passenger jet that was accidentally shot down by Iranian authorities in January 2020, a military prosecutor confirmed on Tuesday. According to local news agencies, Gholam Abbas Torki, the outgoing military prosecutor for Tehran, said, “Indictments have been issued for 10 officials involved in the crash of […]

Canada urges UN to change accident investigation protocols following Iran’s report
Air Crash Investigations

Canada hopes to introduce new protocols and safeguards to air incident investigations, following its long-standing criticism against Iran’s investigation of the Ukrainian airliner downed by Iranian forces in January 2020. Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 was shot down on 8 January 2020 by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards shortly after take-off over Tehran, in an incident labelled […]

Seven killed in Nigerian Air Force crash
Air Crash Investigations

A Nigerian Air Force passenger plane crashed on Sunday after suffering an engine failure, killing all seven passengers on board. The Beechcraft King Air 350i was travelling from Abuja airport to Minna when the pilot reported a single engine failure, and turned back for Abuja, according to the air force. The plane ultimately crashed into […]

Throttle again noted as possible Sriwijaya crash cause
Air Crash Investigations

The Sriwijaya Air 737 that crashed into the Java Sea last month had an imbalance in engine thrust due to misaligned throttle levers, that sent the plane into a roll and eventually a dive into the sea, according to a preliminary report on the incident. Indonesian air safety investigation body, the KNKT, has released its […]

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