Piper PA-31 Navajo flies 46 km past its destination after the pilot falls asleep in the cockpit

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau have said they are investigating a case of ‘pilot incapacitation’ following the November 8 flight from Devonport in Tasmania to neighbouring King Island. The Piper PA-31 Navajo (reg.VH-TWU) landed safely at King Island Airport near the town of Currie despite overshooting its target by 46km. In a statement, the ATSB…

BREAKING French authorities are investing an airprox incident at Paris CDG due to an unauthorised manoeuvre by a Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800

French authorities are investing an airprox incident at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport caused by an unauthorised manoeuvre by a Ukraine International Airlines aircraft. on 11 November shortly before 14:00. The Boeing 737-800 (reg. UR-PSB) took off from runway 27L, on the northern side of the airport, to Kiev and started “heading south, without clearance” BEA said. AT…

Air France to reduce its A380 fleet

The French flag carrier is to get rid of around 20% to 50% of their “super jumbo” fleet. Two A380s (currently leased) will be returned to their lessor next year with the other three (also leased) returned later. The news was confirmed by Canadian Benjamin Smith, Air France’s newly appointed CEO. Air France finds the…

Sunwing Airlines Boeing 737 narrowly avoided disaster in Belfast after pilots entered the incorrect air temperature – report

A Boeing 737 jet struck a light almost 30 meters beyond the end of a runway and just 14 inches high after taking off with insufficient power when its pilots entered the incorrect air-temperature into a computer, according to an air accident bulletin. On July 21 2017, the jet operated by Canada’s Sunwing Airlines, avoided…

INCIDENT Aerolineas Argentinas Airbus A340-300 was damaged by the boom of fire engine during water salute in honor of a pilot retirement

Aerolineas Argentinas plane received winglet damage when it struck the boom of a water spraying fire engine. The water salute of the Airbus A340-300 (reg. LV-FPU) was in honor of a pilot retirement. The aircraft was it taxiing after landing at Buenos Aires-Ezeiza Intl AP (SAEZ), Argentina on flight on flight #AR1133 from Madrid.