The ATSB has been unable to find out what caused a Cessna 172 to crash into a Melbourne residential street, killing its pilot, despite a two-year investigation.
A detailed initial preliminary report by Russia's Interstate Aviation Committee (MAK) has revealed key information about the final minutes of the ill-fated Sukhoi Superjet 100, Aeroflot flight SU1492, that crashed and burned at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport on May 5.
The significant impact of fatigue Last issue we highlighted the significant impact fatigue can have on crews. In the case of the Pel-Air Westwind ditching, the aircraft captain, having obtained only 3–3½ hours of average quality sleep, displayed a fixation on a simple plan to land. He and the remainder of the crew were too […]