Search Results for 'Aviation accidents and incidents'

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Record low road fatalities, but still too many

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Provisional road collision statistics for 2017 show a 15 per cent drop in road deaths in 2017 compared to 2016.

RSA and Gardaí issue safety plea for the festive season

Alcohol is a contributory factor in 38 per cent of fatal crashes in the lead up to Christmas, a Road Safety Authority (RSA) analysis of Garda data for fatal crashes in the months of November and December has found.

Chicago – fly direct from Shannon with United

Chicago, the windy city, has something for everybody. Numerous hotels and guesthouses catering for all tastes and budgets.

Engine failure led to plane crash which killed Salthill pilot

An investigation by the Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) has concluded that engine failure was the cause of a plane crash near Ireland West Airport Knock in May 2008 which resulted in the tragic death of a Salthill man.

Manchester-bound flight hit flock of birds causing engine damage

A BMI Baby flight, which departed from Knock Airport in October 2009, struck a flock of lapwings and suffered multiple bird strikes on take-off, according to an air accident investigation.

Weather was main cause of Connemara air crash

A significant wind shift was the main cause of the July 2007 plane crash in Connemara which killed two people, a report by the Air Accident Investigation Authority concluded this week.

Inquest jury calls for ‘serious review’ of flight safety measures

An inquest jury has called for a “serious review” of safety measures during private flights, for the position of the emergency locator transmitters (ELTs) to be clearly shown, and for the Irish Aviation Authority to ensure all light aircraft operating in Irish airspace comply with regulations.

Air investigation unit releases report on unsafe landing in Knock

The Air Accident Investigation Unit of the Department of Transport released a report this week on an incident which occurred at Ireland West Airport, Knock on May 28 this year.

TG4 documentary to retell tragic story of flight KLM 607

The tragic story of the rescue attempts for a Dutch flight which crashed into the sea, west of the Galway coast will be told in a TG4 documentary this weekend.

 

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