Tag Archives: Foreign Object Debris

06Sep/18

Corrosion, Metal Fatigue Causes Wide-Body Freighter Landing Gear Collapse

Original post courtesy of NTSB.gov WASHINGTON (Aug. 23, 2018) — The landing gear collapse on a FedEx MD-10-10F, wide-body cargo jet was caused by corrosion that led to fatigue cracking, according toRead More…

31Aug/18

Screwdriver Found in C208 Controls

Original post courtesy of Aerossurance.com on Feb 12, 2017 Flying Control FOD: Screwdriver Found in C208 Controls An Australian Cessna 208B Caravan pilot detected a control restriction during a flight control riggingRead More…

29Dec/16

The Safest Year in Aviation History (2016)

The Aviation Safety Network today released the preliminary 2016 airliner accident statistics showing a very low total of 19 fatal airliner accidents, resulting in 325 fatalities.  Story courtesy of:Harro Ranter the Aviation SafetyRead More…