AAI counters AAIB’s report on lapse of ATCO’s ratings
The report also said that some controllers had lost the ratings for manning the stations they were on.
IndiGo's April 2 Pune incident due to engine stalling: AAIB probe
The Pune-Nagpur flight being operated by an A320 Neo plane (VT-ITG) was lat...
AAIB seeks NTSB help in probing IndiGo mid-air engine smoke incident
The incident, which took place in the A320 neo aircraft operating the Ja...
IndiGo engine smoke incident: Government says AAIB pursuing the matter with Airbus, P&W
The IndiGo incident involving an A320 neo aircraft, was the first instance globally of smoke detected from a P&W engine a senior DGCA official said last week.
Pawan Hans crash: Preliminary report likely in a fortnight
A three-member committee of the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) was earlier expecting to complete its preliminary probe into the causes of the crash this week.
Flammable cargo may have caused Pawan Hans crash
While AAIB has asked BCAS to look into sabotage angle in the Pawan Hans chopper crash off Mumbai coast last week, the helicopter operator is working to ascertain the cargo that was being carried in the chopper.
Aviation ministry asks DGCA instead of AAIB to probe goair’s February fire incident
The aviation secretary said the failed engine from the GoAir plane was sent to the manufacturer’s facility for strip examination
Lessors should furnish info on aircraft for probes, says AAIB
The report, which was submitted to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in November 2016, was made public this week.
Civil Aviation Ministry to appoint people on deputation to AAIB
While regulatory framework has been put in place for functioning of AAIB as an entity independent of DGCA, the recruitment rules are yet to be finalised.
Government notifies norms for making AAIB independent body
The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), part of the United Nations, would be carrying out its audit in the last week of November.
DGCA grounds over 20 pilots following many accidents in July
These pilots have been barred from flying for a period ranging three to six months, the official added.
Code red: Untrained ATC officials handling planes put safety at risk
A preliminary AAIB report said that ATCOs at various air traffic control towers were not qualified enough.
No need to transfer Ghatkopar plane crash probe to CBI: Civil Aviation ministry
In an affidavit filed through the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB), the ministry informed the court that it had also taken custody from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) of files relating to the said aircraft and its crew.
Air India plane lands on under-construction runway at Male airport; pilots taken off duty
An Air India spokesperson confirmed that the aircraft landed on a wrong runway at the airport but did not provide specific details.
Passengers on Jet flight bleed after crew forgets to maintain cabin pressure
During climb, crew forgot to select bleed switch due to which cabin pressurisation could not be maintained.
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