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  • Swiftair speed decay echoes previous MD-80 episodes


    ​While investigators have yet to ascertain the reason for the loss of control of the Swiftair Boeing MD-83 over Mali, the accident shares several parallels with earlier events in which speed decay in early cruise led MD-80s into a high-altitude stall.


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  • Swiftair speed decay echoes previous MD-80 episodes


    ​While investigators have yet to ascertain the reason for the loss of control of the Swiftair Boeing MD-83 over Mali,...


  • Crew of ill-fated MD-83 asked to turn back: minister


    ​French government officials have disclosed that the crew of the Swiftair Boeing MD-83 which crashed in Mali had...


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  • ​Crashed MD-83 became unstable after levelling off

    News | 20 Sep 2014 19:55 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Investigators have determined that the Swiftair Boeing MD-83 that crashed in Mali descended in a steep nose-down and left-bank attitude.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Crashed-MD-83-became-unstable-after-levelling-off-403930/
  • Swiftair speed decay echoes previous MD-80 episodes

    News | 08 Aug 2014 14:35 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​While investigators have yet to ascertain the reason for the loss of control of the Swiftair Boeing MD-83 over Mali, the accident shares several parallels with earlier events in which speed decay in early cruise led MD-80s into a high-altitude stall.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Swiftair-speed-decay-echoes-previous-MD-80-episodes-402532/
  • Swiftair MD-83 lost speed before rapid spiral descent

    News | 07 Aug 2014 13:32 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​French investigators have determined that a Swiftair Boeing MD-83 lost over Mali entered a rapid spiral descent from which it failed to recover.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Swiftair-MD-83-lost-speed-before-rapid-spiral-descent-402475/
  • ASKY to keep main hub focus at Lome despite Accra calls

    News | 30 Jul 2014 15:45 | Martin Rivers

    ASKY Airlines is committed to its hub at Lome, Togo and will only increase operations at Accra, Ghana by boosting aircraft utilisation overnight, chief executive Yissehak Zewoldi tells Flightglobal.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ASKY-to-keep-main-hub-focus-at-Lome-despite-Accra-calls-402199/
  • Crew of ill-fated MD-83 asked to turn back: minister

    News | 29 Jul 2014 10:43 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​French government officials have disclosed that the crew of the Swiftair Boeing MD-83 which crashed in Mali had sought to turn back during the flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Crew-of-ill-fated-MD-83-asked-to-turn-back-minister-402123/
  • No survivors from MD-83 crash: Swiftair

    News | 25 Jul 2014 11:29 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​There are no survivors from the Spanish-operated Boeing MD-83 which crashed which conducting an Air Algerie service out of Burkina Faso.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/No-survivors-from-MD-83-crash-Swiftair-402032/