Topic archives: ATSB

Malaysia will focus renewed MH370 search where Australia refused to look

Malaysia will focus renewed MH370 search where Australia refused to look

October 20, 2017 29

MH370's best chance of discovery is going to be intensively examined by renewed search

Did Malaysia cover-up, or stuff-up, key MH370 pointers?

Did Malaysia cover-up, or stuff-up, key MH370 pointers?

October 4, 2017 20

Does the X on this graphic mark the most likely resting place of MH370?

ATSB ‘last’ report on MH370 highlights data on pilot’s flight simulator

ATSB ‘last’ report on MH370 highlights data on pilot’s flight simulator

October 3, 2017 4

Some very raw questions remain unanswered as ATSB drops its closing MH370 search report

Botched Virgin turboprop landing attempt sees captain stand himself down

Botched Virgin turboprop landing attempt sees captain stand himself down

September 6, 2017 6

Safety investigator silent on how Virgin Australia responded to pilot confusing flaps zero with flaps 30 in botched landing approach

Pressure mounts on distracted Turnbull Govt to resume MH370 search

Pressure mounts on distracted Turnbull Govt to resume MH370 search

August 17, 2017 10

Will the need for a resumed MH370 search get a 'look in' from an Australian government in crisis, even with long awaited new information on satellite imagery and drift analyses?

What happens if private MH370 search is launched by new tech US firm?

What happens if private MH370 search is launched by new tech US firm?

August 3, 2017 7

An apparently well resourced privately funded offer to keep looking for MH370 puts the Australian, Malaysian and Chinese authorities on the spot

SingaporeAir’s low approach to Canberra landing reviewed by ATSB

SingaporeAir’s low approach to Canberra landing reviewed by ATSB

July 27, 2017 3

How not to land a 777-200 at Canberra Airport

ATSB writes massive report avoiding key issue in 2013 Mildura fog crisis

ATSB writes massive report avoiding key issue in 2013 Mildura fog crisis

July 11, 2017 43

Somehow the ATSB has done a research report on the Mildura fog crisis of 2013 that doesn't mention the 737s didn't have to carry enough fuel to prevent it happening

Withheld MH370 data supports official claims of high speed impact

Withheld MH370 data supports official claims of high speed impact

July 5, 2017 9

No doubt to the frustration of conspiracy theorists the missing signals from MH370 endorse the ATSB's most likely scenario for the jet's final moments

How Jetstar (and others) avoided a crash similar to Air France AF447

How Jetstar (and others) avoided a crash similar to Air France AF447

July 2, 2017 12

After all the controversy over Air France AF447 a short ATSB report about a Jetstar incident shows how good safety cultures can avoid tragedy

Why did AirAsia X fly a crippled jet away from a nearby airport in WA yesterday?

Why did AirAsia X fly a crippled jet away from a nearby airport in WA yesterday?

June 26, 2017 55

There are some deeply troubling questions to ask about this latest AirAsia X incident in Australian skies

MH370 may have lurched to the left in plunge to impact

MH370 may have lurched to the left in plunge to impact

June 5, 2017 9

A key assumption about how MH370 behaved in its last moments isn't necessarily supported by the fine print in a Boeing manual

ATSB sounds alarm about certification blind spot in ATR turbo-prop

ATSB sounds alarm about certification blind spot in ATR turbo-prop

May 5, 2017 16

More safety issues with the infamous Virgin Australia ATR 72 incidents of 2014 have emerged

Singapore Airlines cleared over Melbourne 777 tail strike incident

Singapore Airlines cleared over Melbourne 777 tail strike incident

April 27, 2017 29

That much reported tail strike incident involving a SingaporeAir jet at MEL turns out to have been a case of exemplary piloting when things didn't go as planned

Chances of resumed MH370 search struggle to reach zero

Chances of resumed MH370 search struggle to reach zero

April 26, 2017 15

At this moment efforts to revive the MH370 search have been choked by good intentions

Revised MH370 wreckage drift analysis adds pressure for renewed search

Revised MH370 wreckage drift analysis adds pressure for renewed search

April 21, 2017 37

The ATSB has just published a CSIRO report that makes the political decision to suspend the MH370 search highly questionable

REX had no chance of detecting fault in prop that flew off

REX had no chance of detecting fault in prop that flew off

April 13, 2017 14

ATSB finds hitherto unknown dangerous part failure in REX flight that suddenly lost a prop

Qantas stick-shaker incident near Hong Kong rated ‘serious’

Qantas stick-shaker incident near Hong Kong rated ‘serious’

April 13, 2017 16

Approaches and landings at Hong Kong airport are often bumpy, but this one crossed a red line

No Mayday explanation from cockpit of Essendon crash plane

No Mayday explanation from cockpit of Essendon crash plane

March 29, 2017 38

The causes of the Essendon disaster remain unresolved and the investigation has no cockpit voice or sound recordings to work on

REX may be victim of engine defect in lost prop incident

REX may be victim of engine defect in lost prop incident

March 20, 2017 85

A SAAB 340 similar to the REX plane did lose a propeller in similar circumstances 26 years ago