A Boeing 747-8i in Lufthansa Retro colours
Air Safety

How to improve commercial aviation safety

It goes without saying that keeping aviation and passengers safe is the top priority of the industry. All decisions and authorizations, from new aircraft designs and airport procedures to individual flight plan approvals, are made with this in mind. Aviation safety and security is integral to everything that happens in [read more]

Piper Malibu N264DB was owned by Fay Keely's family trust (Image: AAIB)
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Sala Crash: Flight organiser jailed

The organiser of the flight that killed Emiliano Sala has been jailed for 18 months at Cardiff Crown Court. David Henderson 67, of Hotham, East Riding of Yorkshire, pleaded guilty to trying to arrange an unauthorised flight and was also found guilty of recklessly endangering the safety of an aircraft [read more]

Piper Malibu N264DB was owned by Fay Keely's family trust (Image: AAIB)
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Sala plane crash pilot was told NOT to fly plane

Fay Keely, one of the owners of the Piper Malibu N264DB, has told Cardiff Crown Court that she told David Henderson that pilot David Ibbotson should not fly her aircraft. She made the decision after being informed of multiple airspace restriction infringements by Ibbotson in her aircraft. Ms Keely was [read more]

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Teesside Airport closed after light aircraft crash

Teesside Airport (MME/EGNV) will remain closed until at least Monday morning following a light aircraft accident that has left one person with serious injuries. The incident happened this morning and is believed to have involved one of the based General Aviation aircraft, Grumman American AA-5 Traveler G-BBSA, which crashed just [read more]

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Two killed in Goodwood crash

Two men have been killed when the light aircraft they were in came down near Goodwood yesterday evening. The accident occurred just after 4:30pm yesterday and despite the best efforts of the emergency services the two men, 65 and 58, were pronounced dead at the scene. Local Fire & Ambulance [read more]