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Air Safety

Man dies in Scottish gyrocopter crash

Police Scotland has confirmed that the pilot of a gyrocopter has died after his aircraft went down near Avoch at 12:55pm. The pilot was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency services. He was the sole occupant of the gyrocopter. A spokesperson from the Air Accidents Investigation Bureau (AAIB) has [read more]

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Air Safety

AAIB raises concerns over Flybe evacuation

The report into a Flybe flight to Alicante last year that had to be evacuated on take-off has raised concerns over the evacuation after some passengers faced a “large-drop” from the Wing. The incident happened 28th February 2019 at Exeter Airport when the crew aborted the take-off after smoke started [read more]

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Air Safety

Emiliano Sala Crash: Pilot & Plane unlicensed

The formal report into the crash that killed Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala has said that neither the pilot nor the plane were licensed to operate commercial flights. Furthermore, the pilot, David Ibbotson (59) was not qualified to fly at night and was inexperienced with Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) flying. [read more]