The cockpit on Tundergarth Hill
Air Safety

Lockerbie bomber loses posthumous appeal

Scotland’s Court of Appeal has rejected both grounds of appeal that were lodged by the family of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi following a review found that there may have been a miscarriage of justice. Former Libyan Intelligence Officer al-Megrahi is the only man ever convicted of the 1988 bombing on Pan Am [read more]

Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 PK-CLC (Image: Ikko Haidar Farozy/Wikimedia/CC BY-SA2.0)
Air Safety

Indonesia Plane Crash: All know so far

An Indonesian airliner belonging to local budget airline Sriwijaya Air has crashed off the coast of Indonesia en-route from Jakarta to Pontianak. According to flight data, the aircraft suddenly dropped out of the sky from 10,000ft to sea level in about 60 seconds. The aircraft departed Jakarta at 14:36 local [read more]

Air Safety

Search for missing Boeing 737 in Indonesia

A search is underway for a Boeing 737 that has gone missing after leaving Jakarta. The Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 reportedly dropped 10,000ft in 60 seconds before disappearing from radar according to data from Flight tracking apps. Flight SJ182 was flying from Jakarta to Pontianak City with around 50 passengers [read more]

M1 Air Crash (Image: AAIB)
Air Safety

32 Years On: Remembering the M1 Plane Crash

At 19:52 on the evening of 8th January 1989 British Midland flight 92 took off from London Heathrow bound for Belfast International Airport. 42 minutes later 47 people on board would be dead due in part to confusion. The Boeing 737-400 (G-OBME) took off from Heathrow as normal and the [read more]

TUI 737 Max 8 G-TUMA at Manchester Airport
Air Safety

EASA sets out requirements as it clears 737 Max

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has clarified its requirements in clearing the Boeing 737 Max to return to European skies. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) cleared the type weeks ago but EASA carried out its own independent review of the aircraft type which was grounded in 2019 following two [read more]