MaxAvSafety: Wkly WW Commercial Incident/Accident Rpt. 10/29/17

MaxSez: Posted Wkly as Professional Knowledge Gained. Pls add omissions, related photo’s/video’s, first person accounts. Pls add Significant GA Incident/Accidant in your region as a comment below;

Saturday Oct 28th 2017
Incident Vueling A320 near Amsterdam on Oct 28th 2017, hot brakes in flight
Incident Sun Express Deutschland B738 near Munich on Oct 26th 2017, cabin pressure problems
Incident American B772 over Atlantic on Oct 28th 2017, cracked windshield
Incident Delta B752 at Chicago on Oct 28th 2017, reshaped nose cone
Accident Piedmont DH8A at Harrisburg on Aug 10th 2014, bird strike
Friday Oct 27th 2017
Incident Delta B752 at Salt Lake City on Oct 26th 2017, bird strike
Incident Delta A333 over Atlantic on Oct 26th 2017, engine problems
Incident Lufthansa A321 near Munich on Oct 27th 2017, electrical odour on board
Incident UTAir B735 enroute on Oct 1st 2017, sudden push of yoke
Accident Spring Japan B738 near Saga on Oct 22nd 2017, turbulence injures flight attendant
Incident LOT B788 near Oslo on Oct 25th 2017, cracked windshield
Incident American A321 at Orlando on Oct 26th 2017, bird strike
Incident Delta B764 at Atlanta on Oct 26th 2017, flap damage due to tyre damage on landing
Thursday Oct 26th 2017
Incident UTAir AT72 near Krasnojarsk on Oct 26th 2017, smell of smoke in cabin
Incident Eastern Australia DH8B at Albury on Oct 25th 2017, engine shut down in flight
Incident Asiana A321 at Seoul on Oct 25th 2017, bird strike
Incident Austrian B763 at Vienna on Oct 26th 2017, bird strike
Accident Batik B738 enroute on Oct 24th 2017, clear air turbulence injures two
Incident Canada A320 at San Francisco on Oct 22nd 2017, landed despite go around instructions
Incident Germanwings A319 at Stuttgart on Jun 26th 2017, TCAS descent at 1200 feet AGL
Accident Sky Express AT42 at Athens on Oct 7th 2017, rotating propeller injures ground staff
Incident Cargo Global B744 at Hong Kong on Sep 22nd 2017, runway incursion forces rejected takeoff
Accident Berlin A320 enroute on Jul 12th 2017, fumes on board
Incident Germanwings A319 near Barcelona on Jul 8th 2017, fumes on board
Accident Lufthansa B744 at Denver and Frankfurt on Oct 20th 2017 and Oct 21st 2017, fumes on board, passengers and cabin crew unwell
Accident Lufthansa B744 at Denver and Frankfurt on Oct 18th 2017 and Oct 19th 2017, fumes on board, passengers and cabin crew unwell
Incident Cityjet CRJ9 at Turku on Oct 25th 2017, pirouette during landing
Wednesday Oct 25th 2017
Incident Southwest B737 near Amarillo on Oct 24th 2017, lavatory smoke detector indication
Incident Qantas A332 at Perth on Oct 25th 2017, hydraulic leak
Incident Georgian CRJ2 at Raleigh/Durham and Toronto on Sep 14th 2017, flapless landing
Accident Volaris A321 near Veracruz on Oct 25th 2017, smoke indication
Incident Biman DH8D at Saidpur and Dhaka on Oct 25th 2017, dropped wheel on departure
Accident UTAir B735 at Moscow on Oct 13th 2017, loss of control recovered
Incident Atlas B748 at Hong Kong on Sep 24th 2017, immediate wrong turn after takeoff
Tuesday Oct 24th 2017
Incident Cathay Pacific B773 near Urumqi on Oct 24th 2017, engine shut down
Incident Indigo A20N at Goa on Oct 23rd 2017, rejected takeoff due to stray dog
Incident Fuji Dream E175 near Fukuoka on Oct 23rd 2017, electrical failure
Incident Mesa CRJ9 at Birmingham on Oct 24th 2017, smoke in cabin
Accident China Eastern B738 at Shenzhen on Oct 23rd 2017, flight attendant fell out of aircraft
Incident Caspian MD83 at Mashad on Oct 24th 2017, overran runway, burst both right main tyres
Incident Aeroflot A321 near Ekaterinburg on Oct 21st 2017, a fuming oven
Incident Transat A313 near Toronto on Oct 17th 2017, engine problem
Incident Westjet Encore DH8D at Toronto and London on Oct 15th 2017, landed below minimum fuel
Accident Spicejet DH8D at Jabalpur on Dec 4th 2015, boar strike, runway excursion, left main and nose gear collapsed
Incident Jetblue A320 at Boston on Oct 23rd 2017, bird strike
Monday Oct 23rd 2017
Incident United B738 at Chicago and Boston on Oct 23rd 2017, blew main tyre on departure
Incident Lufthansa B748 at Frankfurt on Oct 22nd 2017, rejected takeoff due to lavatory smoke indication
Incident SATA DH8D near Lajes on Oct 21st 2017, smoke in cockpit
Incident Mesa CRJ9 at McAllen on Oct 20th 2017, bird strike
Incident Southwest B737 at Fort Lauderdale and Baltimore on Oct 21st 2017, bird strike
Sunday Oct 22nd 2017
Incident Delta MD88 near Knoxville on Oct 22nd 2017, engine shut down in flight
Saturday Oct 21st 2017
Incident ATA MD83 at Tabriz on Oct 20th 2017, burst two tyres on landing


Why is that accident being reported over 3 years later??


Very odd - seems very strange - the same aircraft I’m guessing? Will have to look it up.
Nice description - a pirouette! ;)


@RTG113… MaxSez: Reports post dated include the results of a safety board final investigation. The complete report can be located on line citing date and flight data. Google is your friend!


@SWNelson… MaxSez: Good call on Luft B-744;

(pirouette, Some call it a ground Loop, Lo)

Accident: Lufthansa B744 at Denver and Frankfurt on Oct 20th 2017 and Oct 21st 2017, fumes on board, passengers and cabin crew unwell
By Simon Hradecky, created Thursday, Oct 26th 2017 13:32Z, last updated Thursday, Oct 26th 2017 13:56Z
A Lufthansa Boeing 747-400, registration D-ABVW performing flight LH-447 (dep. Oct 18th, arr Oct 19th) from Denver,CO (USA) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), was preparing for departure from Denver with a delay of about one hour. While the engines were started an odour of dirty old socks developed on board, the departure preparations were continued and the aircraft departed. The odour dissipated during climb out of Denver. The aircraft continued the flight to Frankfurt. During the descent into Frankfurt, about 15-30 minutes prior to landing, the odour occurred again. A number of passengers felt unwell, a number of cabin crew also felt unwell with headaches, nausea and eye irritations. The aircraft landed in Frankfurt about 9 hours after departure.

The same aircraft had a very similiar occurrence just two days earlier again as flight LH-447, see Accident: Lufthansa B744 at Denver and Frankfurt on Oct 18th 2017 and Oct 19th 2017, fumes on board, passengers and cabin crew unwell.

Germany’s BFU told The Aviation Herald, that they have NOT been informed about this occurrence of Oct 21st 2017 (departure Oct 20th 2017), however, were notified only about the earlier occurrence of Oct 19th 2017 (departure Oct 18th 2017). The BFU reconfirmed this occurrence not having been reported to the BFU upon re-query by The Aviation Herald early Oct 26th 2017.

The Aviation Herald received information from an unusually high and worrying number of sources regarding this flight. The sources were unusually concerned about not being named (Editorial note: The Aviation Herald always applies source protection automatically unless the source requests to be identified in clearly written words).

Passengers reported they were waiting for boarding the flight when they received announcements of technical problems, maintenance was being carried out. They observed all cabin doors of the aircraft were opened. About one hour later boarding began, boarding went normally. The captain announced there had been a technical problem with the APU. A passenger believes the engines were then started without the use of the APU by an external power unit as the aircraft went completely dark for about a second during engine start. When the engines started an odour of cheesy, dirty old socks started which lasted for about 3-5 minutes before dissipating again. The flight went normal until about 15-30 minutes prior to landing, when the odour developed again, a number of passengers as well as cabin crew visibly felt unwell.

Additional sources told The Aviation Herald, that when the crew entered the aircraft to prepare it for flight LH-447, there was an acid strong odour of cheesy old dirty socks throughout the aircraft. The crew contacted maintenance who recommended to shut the APU down and open all cabin doors to ventilate the aircraft. The odour dissipated as result, and boarding commenced. During engine start the odour became penetrant again for about 5 minutes and dissipated again only to became apparent again during the descent into Frankfurt. This was the second occurrence on the same aircraft and same route within 2 days. The captain of the flight is reported to have claimed while on the ground in Denver that cabin crew were making up such odour reports but later into the flight admitted to have been smelling the odour, too. The captain reportedly informed maintenance to have the aircraft inspected after arrival in Frankfurt. Although neither member of the crew went to see a doctor following the flight (and consequently none went on sick leave), flight attendants still complain about dizziness, difficulties breathing (shortness of breath), oppressive feeling in the chest area, heachaches and numbness in arms and legs several days after the occurrence. LBA, BFU, pilot associations, cabin crew associations have been directly notified of the occurrence.

More additional sources reported that in both occurrences there had been health issues reported by both passengers and cabin crew including symptoms of paralysis, vomitting, anxiety, headache, nausea etc. as result of a strong chemical burning odour.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 3 hours, then departed as scheduled flight LH-600 to Tehran (Iran).

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Very strange indeed - thanks for the report Max, always interesting

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@Jet_Airways_995… MaxSez: Thanks for the spelling correction. I mis-spell those terms weekly. Lesson re-learned, always check cut & past inserts. (Gort, “Clatu Nicto Berada”). Regards

What happened with the city jet aircraft that did a ballet move?

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@Stmaarten1778… Date, flight data pls

That’s my quote!

Great job as usual Max😉

"Incident UTAir B735 enroute on Oct 1st 2017, sudden push of yoke"
This seems interesting

@Laura_Murphy… MaxSez; No no Goddess, “ Google is your friend” is a Max trademarked original. Show me your original dated post and “ I’ll show you mine”! Gooday. LOL…………


October 25 2017 At Turku “pirouette on landing” Cityjet CRJ9

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Here’s some details on the Southwest bird strike at FLL/BWI:

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N202WN performing flight WN-5509 from Fort Lauderdale,FL to Islip,NY (USA), departed Fort Lauderdale’s runway 10L when the aircraft sustained a bird strike to the nose gear. In the absence of abnormal indications the crew continued the flight and was enroute at FL410 about 80nm eastsoutheast of Baltimore,MD (USA) when the crew decided to divert to Baltimore due to a hydraulic leak. The aircraft landed safely in Baltimore about 35 minutes later.

The FAA reported the aircraft sustained a bird strike onto the nose wheel hydraulic line on takeoff and received damage.

A replacement Boeing 737-700 registration N245WN reached Islip with a delay of 160 minutes.


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