Terrorism: Risk Reset

The tragedy of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) has highlighted the aviation industry’s fragmented and uncoordinated approach to airspace risk assessment, resulting in growing calls from airlines and industry groups for collective action to address this issue. The scale of the loss of life resulting from the shoot down over Ukraine, and the anger directed…

Terrorism “Air India 182”

Bombing of Air India Flight 182,  June 23, 1985  Bombing summary Date: 23 June 1985 Summary: Aviation bombing Site: Atlantic Ocean, Southwest of Ireland Coordinates of crash site: 51°3.6’N 12°49’W Passengers: 307 Crew: 22 Fatalities: 329 (all) Survivors: 0 Aircraft type: Boeing 747-237B Aircraft name: Emperor Kanishka Operator: Air India Registration: VT-EFO Flight origin: Toronto…