This report was compiled in the interest of the promotion of aviation safety and the reduction of the risk of aviation accidents or incidents and not to establish legal liability. Aircraft Registration: ZS-JOA Date of Accident: 13 November 2010 Time of Accident: 1007Z Type of Aircraft Piper-PA-31P-350 Chieftain Type of Operation: Test
As times get increasingly tougher I find increasing evidence of aircraft insurance companies looking for any excuse not to pay. There are good insurance brokers – and underwriters – and er… some not so good ones. This is a story of good insurers not paying – and how things went downhill from there.
Tuesday, 3rd of February, 1959 (62 years ago) A Beechcraft 35 Bonanza, operated by Dwyer Flying Service, Inc, registration N3794N, flying from Mason City Municipal Airport, Iowa, to Hector Airport, North Dakota, impacted cornfield terrain while on initial climb in bad weather conditions near Clear Lake, Iowa, USA. The aircraft
Report into a rudder structural failure involving a Piper PA-12 Super Cruiser, N3188M, that occurred June 8th, 2020, near Anchorage, Alaska. Background: According to the flight instructor, they departed Lake Hood Airport (PALH) and proceeded to Twin Island Lake (about 8 nm northwest of PALH), where upon arrival, they conducted
(January 23, 2021). A Chilean Navy helicopter was involved in collision with a small drone. The drone penetrated the windshield and caused an injury. Latest Incident Chile – A Bell UH-57B (Bell 206B) JetRanger III of the Chile Navy struck a DJI Mavic Air 2 drone in Santo Domingo, Valparaiso,
“I am inclined to suspect that a vapour lock may have caused the engine to lose power.” (This report was compiled in the interest of the promotion safety and not to establish legal liability.)Date of Accident: 22 December 2010Time of Accident: 15.20ZRegistration: ZS-JXEType of Aircraft: Cessna 172 KType of Operation:
Preliminary report into the ditching of a Pilatus PC-12 NGX, N400PW, that occurred in the Pacific Ocean about 1000 miles east of Hilo, Hawaii, on November 6th, 2020: On November 6, 2020, about 1600 Pacific standard time, a Pilatus PC-12, N400PW, was substantially damaged when it was ditched in the