US pilots flying Boeing’s 737 MAX weren’t told about a change to an automatic system linked to the fatal crash of a Lion Air jet

Pilots flying Boeing’s 737 MAX for American Airlines and Southwest Airlines were not informed during training about a key change to an automatic system that’s been linked to the fatal crash of a Lion Air jet last month, according to pilot representatives at both airlines. Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, said Monday…

BREAKING Serious incident at Shanghai PVG as Delta A350 was forced to abort takeoff at high speed after JAL B787 entered runway (video)

Delta pilots avoided what could otherwise have been a catastrophic incident when they aborted takeoff after spotting a Japan Airlines aircraft entering the runway at the Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. Delta flight #DL582, an Airbus 350, scheduled to fly from Shanghai to Detroit, was forced to abort takeoff around noon due to Japan Airlines…

New footage shows Air Astana Embraer almost skidded off runway during emergency landing at Beja air base

New footage from Portugal Air Force shows Air Astana flight emergency landing at Beja air base. On Sunday,Air Astana #KC1388 declared an emergency general emergency after reporting flight control problems to Air Traffic Control. According to ATC, during the first 30 minutes of the pilots attempted to reach the sea for a ditching. At 15.26 UTC…

ALERT Irish Aviation Authority is investigating after #BA94 and #VS76 pilots reported UFO off Irish coast (video with ATC)

The Irish Aviation Authority is investigating UFO sightings reported by a number of planes over Ireland. On November 9 at around 7:40 UTC, the pilot of a British Airways flight #BA94 from Montreal contacted Shannon Air Traffic Control (ATC) to ask if there were military exercises taking place in the airspace through which her Boeing…

EMERGENCY Air Astana Embraer 190 out of Lisbon considered to ditch in the sea due to ‘uncontrollable aircraft’

An Air Astana #KC1388 plane with six crew on board declared an emergency over Portugal on Sunday after experiencing serious flight control problems. The Embraer 190 (reg. P4-KCJ) was in Portugal for maintenance work (a C-check) and took off around 14.30 UTC from an airfield at Alverca, about 30 kilometres (18 miles) northwest of the…

BREAKING Fly Jamaica Boeing 757-200 flight #OJ256 crash-lands at Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Guyana

Fly Jamaica flight #OJ256 from Georgetown to Toronto returned to Georgetown due to technical difficulties. The aircraft overran the end of the runway and crossed through the airport perimeter fence after landing. Six persons were injured and rushed to Diamond Regional Hospital. “They are all stable and are being looked at,” Minister of Public Infrastructure,…