MaxAvSafety: WW Wkly Commercial Accident/Incident Rpt 12/15/19

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Sunday Dec 15th 2019
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Accident\ 20x20 Qantas A332 at Sydney on Dec 15th 2019, hydraulic leak prompts evacuation

Saturday Dec 14th 2019

Incident\ 20x20 ANA B773 at Sapporo on Dec 13th 2019, smoke in cabin

Incident\ 20x20 Jetstar Japan A320 at Manila on Dec 14th 2019, runway excursion during backtrack

Friday Dec 13th 2019

Incident\ 20x20 TUI Nederland B763 at Curacao on Dec 9th 2019, engine anti-ice fault

Incident\ 20x20 Budapest E120 at Pori on Dec 12th 2019, engine problem

Incident\ 20x20 British Airways B772 at London on Jul 3rd 2019, fumes in cockpit

Report\ 20x20 LOT B738 at London on May 20th 2019, too many cooks spoil the broth

Incident\ 20x20 PIA A320 at Karachi on Dec 12th 2019, bird strike

Incident\ 20x20 Polar B744 at Bahrain on Dec 11th 2019, engine trouble

Thursday Dec 12th 2019

Incident\ 20x20 Nelson DH8C at Auckland on Dec 12th 2019, smoke indication

Incident\ 20x20 Canada Rouge A319 near Jacksonville on Dec 6th 2019, turbulence rolls engine back

Accident\ 20x20 Tiger A320 near Melbourne on Dec 12th 2019, fumes in cabin

Incident\ 20x20 Sun-Air Scandinavia J328 at Friedrichshafen on Dec 11th 2019, tyre damage on departure

Accident\ 20x20 Southwest B737 near Philadelphia on Apr 17th 2018, uncontained engine failure takes out passenger window

Accident\ 20x20 Ethiopian DH8D at Dire Dawa on Oct 24th 2016, rejected takeoff due to wild boar crossing the runway causes runway excursion

Wednesday Dec 11th 2019

Incident\ 20x20 Singapore B744 at Auckland on Dec 11th 2019, engine pod strike during go around

Incident\ 20x20 Southwest B737 at Buffalo on Dec 11th 2019, flaps problems

Incident\ 20x20 Lufthansa A346 over Atlantic on Dec 9th 2019, hydraulic problems

Accident\ 20x20 Laudamotion A320 at Vienna, enroute and Dublin on Nov 25th 2019, communication problems and fumes

Incident\ 20x20 PIA A320 at Karachi on Dec 11th 2019, bird strike

Accident\ 20x20 Thomas Cook A332 over Atlantic on Aug 2nd 2019, turbulence injures 2 cabin crew

Tuesday Dec 10th 2019

Incident\ 20x20 Jazz DH8C at Hartford on Dec 9th 2019, smoking windshield cracked

Incident\ 20x20 GoAir A20N at Singapore on Dec 9th 2019, fumes on board

Incident\ 20x20 PIA B772 at Sialkot on Dec 10th 2019, burst tyre on landing

Incident\ 20x20 Transport International B752 near Seattle on Dec 9th 2019, hydraulic leak

Incident\ 20x20 Serene B738 at Peshawar on Dec 10th 2019, bird strike

Accident\ 20x20 RafAvia SF34 at Savonlinna on Jan 7th 2019, runway excursion on landing

Accident\ 20x20 Avianca B788 near Barcelona on Nov 3rd 2019, overspeed correction causes injuries

Accident\ 20x20 Ethiopian DH8D at Juba on Dec 10th 2019, overran runway on takeoff

Incident\ 20x20 Jetstar A320 at Ballina on May 18th 2018, two go arounds and incorrect configurations

Monday Dec 9th 2019

Incident\ 20x20 Brussels A333 at Brussels on Dec 9th 2019, electrical failure, could not retract gear

Incident\ 20x20 Emirates B773 near Mumbai on Nov 30th 2019, lighting off, emergency lighting on, oxygen masks released

Incident\ 20x20 Qantas A332 at Brisbane on Dec 8th 2019, rejected takeoff due to electrical problems

Incident\ 20x20 PSA CRJ2 at Washington on Dec 9th 2019, fumes in cabin

Incident\ 20x20 IrAero AN24 enroute on Aug 31st 2019, passenger takes flying lessons

Incident\ 20x20 Jazz DH8D near Edmonton on Dec 1st 2019, cabin pressure problems

Incident\ 20x20 Eastar B738 at Ibaraki on Aug 22nd 2019, approached wrong runway

Incident\ 20x20 Frontier A321 at Seattle on Dec 8th 2019, bird strike

Accident\ 20x20 Cavok AN12 at Gao on Mar 30th 2018, nose gear collapse on landing

Sunday Dec 8th 2019

Incident\ 20x20 Braathens Regional AT72 at Stockholm on Dec 8th 2019, icing in flight

Incident\ 20x20 British Airways A388 at London on Dec 7th 2019, rejected takeoff due to nosewheel steering indication

Incident\ 20x20 United B738 enroute on Dec 5th 2019, a Sting that didn’t sing

Saturday Dec 7th 2019

Incident\ 20x20 Gazprom SU95 near Moscow on Dec 6th 2019, hydraulic failure

Crash\ 20x20 Itek Air B732 at Bishkek on Aug 24th 2008, crashed shortly after takeoff

Friday Dec 6th 2019

Incident\ 20x20 Avior B734 near Tarapoto on Dec 6th 2019, loss of cabin pressure

Incident\ 20x20 Azul E195 at Recife on Dec 3rd 2019, smell of smoke in cabin

Incident\ 20x20 PIA A320 at Quetta on Dec 5th 2019, the eighth plague

Incident\ 20x20 Canada B773 near London on Dec 3rd 2019, smoke in lavatory

Accident\ 20x20 North Star DC3T at Sachigo Lake on Dec 3rd 2019, aircraft contacted trees on approach

Accident\ 20x20 Singapore A333 at Yangon on Nov 25th 2019, tail strike on landing
(Source: AvHerald, Public Domine)


Been some time since I last saw a Tail strike being reported. Thanks for the weekly report Max, got some good insight into what has been going on in world of aviation this week.

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Have you seen anything official on the Atlas (Amazon Prime) 767 updating the cause of what caused it to go down outside of Houston I believe?

@THE-OP… Max Sends: Still Under investigatition, Here’s prelim.
As you know approx 2 yrs for final Rpt with conclusions.
Regards, Max

Status: Preliminary - official
Date: Saturday 23 February 2019
Time: 12:39
Type: Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-375ER (BCF) (WL)
Operated by: Atlas Air
On behalf of: Amazon Prime Air
Registration: N1217A
C/n / msn: 25865/430
First flight: 1992-04-21 (26 years 10 months)
Total airframe hrs: 91063
Cycles: 23316
Engines: 2 General Electric CF6-80C2B6F
Crew: Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers: Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total: Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Trinity Bay, near Anahuac, TX (|"16"x"11" United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature: Cargo
Departure airport: Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America
Destination airport: Houston-George Bush Intercontinental Airport, TX (IAH/KIAH), United States of America
Flightnumber: 5Y3591

Atlas Air flight 5Y3591, a Boeing 767-300 operated for Amazon Prime Air, was destroyed in a crash at Trinity Bay, near Anahuac, Texas, USA. All three on board were killed.
The aircraft departed Miami International Airport, Florida at 11:33 hours local time (16:33 UTC) on a cargo flight to Houston-George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas, USA. The cruising altitude of FL400 was reached after 20 minutes. Descent towards Houston was commenced at 12:07 hours local time (18:07 UTC).
About 12:30 the pilots contacted the Houston terminal radar approach control (TRACON) arrival controller and reported descending for runway 26L; the airplane was at 17,800 ft with a ground speed 320 knots.
At 12:34, the airplane was descending through 13,800 ft, and the controller advised of an area of light to heavy precipitation along the flight route and that they could expect vectors around the weather. About 12:35, the flight was transferred to the Houston TRACON final controller, and the pilot reported they had received the Houston Automatic Terminal Information System weather broadcast. The controller told the pilots to expect vectors to runway 26L and asked if they wanted to go to the west or north of the weather.
Radar data indicated the airplane continued the descent through 12,000 ft with a ground speed of 290 knots, consistent with the arrival procedure. The pilots responded that they wanted to go to the west of the area of precipitation. The controller advised that to do so, they would need to descend to 3,000 ft expeditiously.
About 12:37, the controller instructed the pilots to turn to a heading of 270°. Radar data indicated the airplane turned, and the automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) data indicated a selected heading of 270°. The airplane was descending through 8,500 ft at this time.
About 12:38, the controller informed the pilots that they would be past the area of weather in about 18 miles, that they could expect a turn to the north for a base leg to the approach to runway 26L, and that weather was clear west of the precipitation area. The pilots responded, “sounds good” and “ok.” At this time, radar and ADS-B returns indicated the airplane levelled briefly at 6,200 ft and then began a slight climb to 6,300 ft.
Also, about this time, the FDR data indicated that some small vertical accelerations consistent with the airplane entering turbulence. Shortly after, when the airplane’s indicated airspeed was steady about 230 knots, the engines increased to maximum thrust, and the airplane pitch increased to about 4° nose up. The airplane then pitched nose down over the next 18 seconds to about 49° in response to nose-down elevator deflection. The stall warning (stick shaker) did not activate.
FDR, radar, and ADS-B data indicated that the airplane entered a rapid descent on a heading of 270°, reaching an airspeed of about 430 knots. A security camera video captured the airplane in a steep, generally wings-level attitude until impact with the swamp. FDR data indicated that the airplane gradually pitched up to about 20 degrees nose down during the descent.

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: DCA19MA086

@Captain_JR. MaxSez: Good to see you on the wire JR been a long time. Hope we see another good year on “Our Thing”. Rumors have it rule changes are in the wind. Here we go again!
Warm Regards, Max

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