Category: Air Crash Investigations
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 […]

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 […]

Air Crash Investigations

The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has cited the pilot’s “poor decision making” in adverse weather conditions as the probable cause of the helicopter crash that killed retired NBA star Kobe Bryant and his daughter in January 2020. The NTSB noted that the pilot did not follow appropriate standard procedures for flying through cloudy […]

Air Crash Investigations

A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter has crashed in the US, killing all three National Guard members on board for the second time in two weeks. Three members of the Idaho Army National Guard were onboard the UH-60 helicopter when it crashed amid a training exercise, just east of Boise, Idaho. All three members onboard the […]

Air Crash Investigations

Indonesian investigators have sent five components recovered from the Sriwijaya Air 737 that crashed in the Java Sea in January to the US and UK for further examination. Flight SJ 183, a Boeing 737-500, crashed into the Java Sea just minutes after take-off from Jakarta on Saturday, 9 January 2021. Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee […]

Air Crash Investigations

Indonesian investigators have flagged a potential pre-existing issue with the autothrottle system as a potential contributing factor to the Sriwijaya Air 737-500 crash earlier this month. Flight SJ 183, a Boeing 737-500, crashed into the Java Sea just minutes after take-off from Jakarta on Saturday, 9 January 2021. According to a Wall Street Journal report, […]

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