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Air Safety

AAIB sending team to fatal Belfast plane crash

The Air Accident Investigations Branch (AAIB) has confirmed it is sending a team to the light aircraft crash near Belfast International Airport in Northern Ireland which killed two people. Police confirmed the fatalities on Thursday evening in a statement saying “Police can confirm that two people have died following a [read more]

Rhinog Fawr crash site
Air Safety

North Wales fatal helicopter crash caused by weather

A fatal helicopter crash in North Wales last year was caused by the weather according to the Air Accident Investigations Branch (AAIB). The Airbus Helicopters AS355 Ecureuil II, G-OHCP crashed into Rhinog Fawr mountain on the 29th March 2017 killing all on board, the pilot and 4 passengers. According to the accident [read more]

Mid-Air collision near Aylesbury
Air Safety

Four dead in mid-air collision near Aylesbury

Four people have been killed when an aircraft and helicopter collided in mid-air near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire earlier today. The Air Accident Investigations Branch (AAIB) has confirmed it is sending a team to the area to investigate the crash site. it is understood that the wreckage from both aircraft is located [read more]

Air Safety

AAIB is sending a team to Colombia

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has said it is sending a team to Colombia to assist in the investigation into the crash of an Avro RJ-85 which killed 76 people. The AAIB team is being sent in accordance International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Annex 13 protocols as the United [read more]