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Dash 8 crew erroneously thought convective activity was not a factor in Mont-Joli approach incident: TSB

August 16, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

A combination wind shear and turbulence was one factor in a 2016 incident in Quebec in which a pilot had “temporary difficulty” controlling a Dash 8 below 2,000 feet, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada said in a recent investigation

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Transportation Safety Board calls for ‘clear standards limiting’ airplane approaches and landings in thunderstorms

April 3, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Unless Canadian airports have systems that alert air crew to wind shear, aircraft “may be exposed to the risk of approach-and-landing accidents,” the Transportation Safety Board of Canada warned in a recent investigation report. TSB released Tuesday an investigation report

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Cessna 310 crashes in residential area in California

March 1, 2017 Amy Taxin - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Juan Cortes and his son were installing fencing when they saw a low-flying plane make an awkward tilt and go straight down into a quiet Southern California neighbourhood of single-family homes. Moments later they and others were

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NTSB: Damage to New Jersey train hampering investigation

October 13, 2016 The Associated Press

HOBOKEN, N.J. – Heavy damage to the front of a commuter train that slammed into a New Jersey station last month, killing a woman and injuring 100 people, is hampering the investigation into what went wrong. The National Transportation Safety

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Fatal commuter train crash near New York City under investigation

September 29, 2016 David Porter - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

HOBOKEN, N.J. – A commuter train plowed into the Hoboken, New Jersey rail station during the morning rush hour Thursday, killing at least one person and injuring more than 100 others, some critically, in a tangle of broken concrete, twisted

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Better collision warning systems needed at Canadian airports: Transportation Safety Board

August 17, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada reiterated this week its call for better procedures and warning systems to reduce the risk of collisions between airplanes and vehicles on the ground at airports. There is more than one runway incursion every