Crossair flight CRX498 took off on 10 January 2000, at 16:54:10 UTC, in darkness, on runway 28 of Zurich airport : the…
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Learning from other errors is a must for any pilot.
Accident, Incident and Airprox are decreasing year after year even though the global worldwide air traffic , in terms of flights and passengers, is constantly increasing. Still many accidents happens, 90% of them during takeoff and initial climb out or during approach and landing.
One of the way that pilot have to increase their airmanship and achieve safer habits is to learn from other’s mistakes. Also no Company can afford an accident any more, in terms of money loss and in terms of bad reputation.
In aviation accident you can find a brief summary, history of the flight, actual flight data taken from the flight recorders (the so called “black box”) , conclusions with contributory factors, together with safety recommendations.
No matter if you are an Airline, a Flying School , a professional or aviation enthusiastic, this website is for you.
According to statistics , traveling by air is by far the safest way to travel, yet accidents happens. An airplane crashes mostly during the initial or last stages of the flight, when there is no time to apply corrective actions. Companies are improving procedures and safety goals to decrease number of occurrences, coping with air traffic growth.
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