Tag Archives: FOD Prevention

01Feb/19

NTSB’s 2019 – 2020 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements

WASHINGTON (Jan. 4, 2019) — The NTSB announced Friday that the kickoff event for the agency’s 2019 – 2020 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements, previously slated for Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019,Read More…

21Jan/19

Boeing overhauls quality controls: Good or Bad for FOD?

Originally published January 20, 2019 at 5:01 pm (Article Courtesy of The Seattle Times and seattletimes.com) Article original title, Boeing overhauls quality controls: more high-tech tracking but fewer inspectors. Boeing has begun aRead More…

06Dec/18

Airbus A320 Family of Aircraft Engine Fan Cowl Door Loss Incidents Timelines

November 30, 2018, an Airbus A320-214 operated by Frontier Airlines lost the fan cowl doors of engine no.2 upon takeoff from Las Vegas-McCarran International Airport, Nevada, USA. This incident was at least the 45thRead More…

27Nov/18

Forgotten Tools Equal FOD Accidents, SA226 N158WA

Lost Tool FODs Propeller Blade, Penetrating Turboprop’s Fuselage (SA226 N158WA) On 20 March 2017, during a pre-dawn take off for a single pilot positioning flight from Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Field (BOI), Idaho,Read More…