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Air Safety

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]

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Air Safety

Manchester Airport Disaster – 22nd August 1985

Today marks the 32nd anniversary of the Manchester Air Disaster. 55 people died when a 737 burst into flames while taking off from Manchester Airport. We look at the legacy of Flight KT28M 32-years-on. For most holidaymakers, the 22nd August 1985 started like many other. Looking forward to their holidays [read more]

News

Search for MH370 officially ends

The search to find the missing Malaysian airlines flight MH370 has officially ended today, nearly 3 years after the aircraft disappeared. Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 left Kaula Lumpur at 00:42 Malaysian time (MYT) bound for Beijing, China. The aircraft, 9M-MRO was a state of the art Boeing 777-200ER. The flight [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]