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  • Pilots in fatal UPS A300-600 freighter crash identified


    The two UPS pilots who died in the crash of an Airbus A300-600 on approach to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International airport have been identified by local...


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  • NTSB says Part 135 accidents are up


    The US National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary report on aviation accidents in 2013 shows accidents...


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  • NTSB says Part 135 accidents are up

    News | 01 Oct 2014 12:04 | David Learmount

    The US National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary report on aviation accidents in 2013 shows accidents involving operations under federal air regulations Part 131 have increased compared with the previous year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NTSB-says-Part-135-accidents-are-up-404301/
  • Unstabilised approach to blame for UPS crash: NTSB

    News | 09 Sep 2014 19:16 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Two UPS Airbus A300-600 pilots died because of the captain’s decision to continue an unstabilised approach in instrument conditions instead of performing a go-around maneouvre, the US National Transportation Safey Board (NTSB) says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Unstabilised-approach-to-blame-for-UPS-crash-NTSB-403514/
  • NTSB boots UPS and IPA union from flight 1354 inquiry

    News | 25 Aug 2014 20:02 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has booted both UPS and the Independent Pilots Association (IPA) from its investigation into the deadly crash of UPS flight 1354 last year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NTSB-boots-UPS-and-IPA-union-from-flight-1354-inquiry-402986/
  • Boeing urges pilots to abort unstable approaches

    News | 10 Jun 2014 21:32 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Boeing is the latest organization to address growing concern about unstable approaches, publishing an article urging pilots to perform go-arounds when they are not properly configured for landing.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-urges-pilots-to-abort-unstable-approaches-400268/
  • Pilot fatigue raised in UPS A300 crash hearing

    News | 20 Feb 2014 22:55 | Kristin Majcher

    ​The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) examined pilot fatigue, non-precision approaches and flight dispatch procedures in an investigative hearing of the fatal crash of UPS flight 1354.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Pilot-fatigue-raised-in-UPS-A300-crash-hearing-396184/
  • Birmingham opened main runway minutes after UPS flight 1354 crashed

    News | 06 Feb 2014 15:43 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Officials at Birmingham Shuttlesworth International Airport in Alabama were minutes away from opening the airport’s main ILS-equipped runway when UPS flight 1354 crashed on approach to the airport’s shorter runway on 14 August 2013.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Birmingham-opened-main-runway-minutes-after-UPS-flight-1354-crashed-395611/