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AAIB sending team to Kent plane crash

The Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) has confirmed it is sending a team to the scene of a light aircraft crash in Kent. The aircraft came down in a field in the village of Postling near Hythe around 2 pm this afternoon. Fire and Ambulance crews attended the scene which [read more]

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Landing 737 came within 875m of A320 at Edinburgh

A Norwegian Boeing 737-800 (EI-FJW) came within 875 metres of a departing Easyjet Airbus A320 at Edinburgh Airport according to the report by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB). The incident occurred on the 13th August 2018 whilst the Norwegian Air International Boeing 737 was landing on Runway 06 at [read more]

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AAIB says body visible in Sala plane wreckage

The Air Accident Investigations Branch (AAIB) has confirmed that one body is visible in the wreckage of the Piper Malibu N264DB that was found on the seabed near the channel islands yesterday. The plane went missing on Monday 21st January with pilot David Ibbotson and Premier League Footballer, Emiliano Sala [read more]

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One dead in Essex microlight accident

Essex police have confirmed that the pilot of a microlight that crashed earlier today has died at the scene, he was the only person onboard the aircraft. Speaking about the accident, a spokesperson for the Police said: “Officers attended and, sadly, a man aged in his 50s was pronounced dead [read more]

Aviation safety news

AAIB to conduct search for aircraft missing near Alderney

The Air Accident Investigations Branch (AAIB) has announced that is to conduct an underwater seabed search for the aircraft that went missing with Cardiff City football player, Emiliano Sala onboard. In conjunction with the Ministry of Defence’s Salvage and Marine Operations (SALMO) Project Team, an area of four square nautical [read more]