Controlled Flight into Terrain “Airblue 202”

Accident Summary Date 28 July 2010 Summary Controlled flight into terrain aggravated by inclement weather, pilot error. Site Margalla Hills, Pakistan; Coordinates: N33°44′23; E73°3′29E Passengers 146 Crew 6 Fatalities 152 (all) Survivors 0 Flight origin Jinnah International Airport, Karachi, Pakistan Flight Destination Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad, Pakistan Operator Airblue Aircraft type   Airbus A321-231 Registration AP-BJB  Airblue Flight…

Controlled Flight into Terrain “American 965”

American 965 Investigated by Aeronautica Civil Colombia, Santafe de Bogota NTSB Washington D.C. Type: B757-223 Registration: N651AA History of Flight On Dec. 20, 1995, at 2142 EST, American Airlines Flight 965, a scheduled passenger flight from Miami (MIA) Florida, USA to Alfonso Bonilla Aragon International Airport (SKCL) in Cali, Colombia, operating under instrument flight rules…

Fatigued Crew “American International Airways Flight 808”

American International Airways Flight 808 Aircraft: DC 8-61, registration N814CK At Leeward Point Airfield, US Naval Air Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba On Aug.18 , 1993 at 1656 EDT. NTSB: AAR 94/04 On August 18, 1993, an American International Airways, Inc. Douglas DC-8-61 (N814CK), with three crew members on board struck level terrain 1,400 feet west…

Indecision “Avianca Zero Five Two”

  Accident summary Date: January 25, 1990 Summary: Fuel exhaustion caused by pilot and ATC error Site: Cove Neck, New York, U.S; N40°52′48″; W 073°29′43 Passengers: 149 Crew: 9 Fatalities: 73 Injuries (non-fatal): 85 Survivors: 85 Aircraft type: Boeing 707-321B Operator: Avianca Registration: HK-2016 Flight origin: El Dorado International Airport Stopover: José María Córdova Int’l…