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  • Pictures: Scathing Peruvian inquiry berates TANS Boeing 737 crash crew, government announces airline closure


    Peruvian investigators have uncovered a catalogue of appalling airmanship that resulted in last August’s fatal loss of a Transportes Aéreos Nacionales de la Selva (TANS) Boeing 737-200 as it attempted to land at Pucallpa airport during a storm in August last year.


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  • Sequestration could force USAF to reopen KC-46 tanker contract


    A Congressional budgetary sequestration maneuver set to go into effect on 1 March may force the US Air Force to reopen...


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  • Sequestration could force USAF to reopen KC-46 tanker contract

    News | 22 Feb 2013 05:53 | Dave Majumdar

    A Congressional budgetary sequestration maneuver set to go into effect on 1 March may force the US Air Force to reopen its KC-46 fixed-price developmental...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sequestration-could-force-USAF-to-reopen-KC-46-tanker-contract-382627/
  • Accidents/incidents for 2007

    News | 07 Jan 2008 11:18 | David Learmount

    Fatal events involving illegal interference with the safety of aircraft 23 March Transaviaexport Ilyushin Il-76 (EW-78849) Mogadishu, Somalia 11 11 TO The...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Accidentsincidents-for-2007-220648/
  • 20-20 hindsight

    News | 09 Jan 2007 00:00

    <P>These are summaries of final accident and incident reports that have been published during the six months since the last "20-20 hindsight" column </P> <P>The Hellenic Air Accident Investigation and Aviation Safety Board's (AAIASB) report on the 14 August 2005 Helios Airways Boeing 737-300 crash near Grammatikos, Greece, revealed that flight data recorder (FDR) information proves that crew and passengers gradually lost consciousness from lack of oxygen. The data shows cabin altitude increased almost in line with the 737's height as it climbed out of Larnaca, Cyprus. Non-volatile memory in the pressurisation control unit has proved the unit was set to "manual" throughout the flight when it should have been set to "auto" during the pilot's pre-flight checks. The FDR printout indicates the cabin altitude warning horn had operated continuously from the time it was first triggered during the climb through about 10,000ft (3,000m), but air traffic control recordings revealed that the crewhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/20-20-hindsight-211381/
  • 'Lack of airmanship' doomed 737

    News | 31 Jul 2006 23:00

    <P><STRONG><FONT size=1>By David Kaminski-Morrow in London</FONT></STRONG></P> <P><EM>Peruvians say captain took 'unnecessary risks, committed errors of judgement and demonstrated poor planning'</EM></P> <P>Peruvian investigators have uncovered a catalogue of appalling airmanship that resulted in the 23 August 2005 fatal loss of a Transportes Aereos Nacionales de Selva (TANS) Boeing 737-200 as it attempted to land in a storm.</P> <P>Despite being aware of poor weather and the fact that unavailable runway lighting at Pucallpa Airport necessitated a visual approach, the crew did not divert or change course to avoid the storm's nucleus. The captain was training a first officer, who had previously flown Soviet-era and Chinese-built turboprops, and who had just 60h on 737s. The duty co-pilot was seated in the cabin, to make way for the trainee, while a non-crew engineer was in the other cockpit seat.</P> <P>As the pilots attempted to spot Pucallpa's runway 02, the aircraft descended to 1,50http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lack-of-airmanship-doomed-737-208177/
  • Pictures: Scathing Peruvian inquiry berates TANS Boeing 737 crash crew, government announces airline closure

    News | 31 Jul 2006 14:15

    Peruvian investigators have uncovered a catalogue of appalling airmanship that resulted in last August’s fatal loss of a Transportes Aéreos Nacionales de la Selva (TANS) Boeing 737-200 as it attempted to land at Pucallpa airport during a storm in August last year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Pictures-Scathing-Peruvian-inquiry-berates-TANS-Boeing-737-crash-crew-government-announces-airline-closure-208181/
  • Peru to liquidate TANS

    News | 28 Jul 2006 14:45 | Rainer Uphoff

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Peru</st1:place></st1:country-region>’s Government has opted to liquidate the military-controlled civil airline <span class=spelle>Transportes</span> <span class=spelle>Aereos</span> <span class=spelle>Nacionales</span> de <span class=spelle>Selva (TANS), grounded since January over a failure to comply with safety regulations.<u2:p></u2:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span class=spelle>It says that there is no need for a costly state-funded carrier because there are other airlines operating within <st1:country-region u1:st="on"><st1:place u1:st="on">Peru</st1:place></st1:country-region>.<u2:p></u2:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span class=spelle>The Government’s decision comes as the Peruvianhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Peru-to-liquidate-TANS-294367/