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Asiana: the facts so far

The ill-fated Asiana Airlines Boeing 777-200ER had flown more than ten hours across the Pacific from Seoul, Korea, landing at San Francisco on 6 July. It carried two crews – four pilots in total – to allow periods of rest for each of them during the flight. The flight was uneventful, and the San Francisco weather was very good when the […]

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Just how serious was the BA A319 incident?

As I write, the UK Air Accident Investigation Branch has still not told us what happened to the British Airways A319 at Heathrow last Friday (24 May). But it has informed us, rather vaguely through a non-expert spokesperson, that information released by the US National Transportation Safety Board about the event is inaccurate or misleading. […]

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