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After completing routine maintenance on the approach lights to Runway 33 at Birmingham Airport, a ladder that had been used by airport engineering services technicians came out of the vehicle they were using and came to rest…
Step ladder left on the runway, Runway 33 at Birmingham Airport, West Midlands, 8 September 2020.
Accidents and incidents under investigation by AAIB listed by date, giving a description and status of investigation
Current field investigations This lists the current field investigations…
Two separate routine flights of a DJI Matrice 200 V1 unmanned aircraft terminated prematurely when the ballistic parachute recovery system activated unexpectedly, 21st September 2019 and 29th November 2019, Inverness.
Control of a prototype unmanned aircraft, an Alauda Airspeeder Mk II, was lost resulting in a fly-away and eventual crash, Goodwood Aerodrome, West Sussex, 4 July 2019.
Two occurrences of in-flight deployment of recovery parachute, near Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, 21 September 2019 and Montrose, Angus, 29 November 2019.
Loss of control resulting in a fly-away and eventual crash, Goodwood Aerodrome, West Sussex, 4 July 2019.
The AAIB began investigating the increasing number of accidents and incidents to small unmanned aircraft systems in 2015.
How the AAIB investigates accidents and incidents to Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
Find reports of AAIB investigations into air accidents and incidents
The AAIB Bulletin is a compilation of AAIB reports and is published on the second Thursday of the month.
Runway excursion, Blackpool Airport, Lancashire, 17 October 2020.
Runway overrun, Stoke Golding Airfield, Warwickshire, 30 August 2020.
Collision with tree during practise forced landing, Woodside Farm, Hockerton, Nottinghamshire, 5 September 2020.
Loss of power in flight and deployment of recovery parachute, Danbury, Essex, 6 October 2019.
This is a list of AAIB Record-only investigations that were reviewed during November and December 2020.
During an aerobatics training flight, the aircraft a Pitts S-2A Pitts Special (G-ODDS) struck the ground whilst in a spin. The aircraft was destroyed and both pilots were fatally injured, 24 August 2019.
Loss of control during aerobatic manoeuvring, Stonor, Oxfordshire, 24 August 2019.
The AAIB are investigating an incident involving a cargo aircraft that occurred at Exeter Airport.
Loss of control due to ESC overheating, Mayfield Farm, Ilsley Road, Compton, Newbury, 4 September 2020
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