Emirates A380 collapsed onto its nose during routine maintenance check

An Emirates A380-800 suffered structural damage during routine maintenance check. The incident occurred on 22 August at an Emirates maintenance hangar at Dubai International Airport. According to FATIII Aviation, an engineer retracted the aircraft’s landing gear without the required pin inserted when the aircraft was not on a support stanchion. The incident has left the…

Protesters plan “stress test” of Hong Kong Airport this weekend

Protestors are planning to “stress test” Hong Kong International Airport this weekend. ABC News Australia reports that Hong Kong’s High Court was extending an order that requires demonstrations to have permission from authorities. In response protest organisers have told protesters to “Go to the airport by different means, including MTR, Airport Bus, Taxi, Bike and…