NewsThe Passing Of Mr. Alvin Lee - Chief, AES, Changi Airport Group, Singapore
IAFPA is sad at the passing of Chief Alvin Lee of Changi Airport Singapore Airport Emergency Service. We uplift his family in prayer and we remember Chief Alvin for his contributions and support to the ARFF community.
NewsKorean Air aircraft overshoots Philippines runway and crashes
A Korean Air plane carrying 173 people crashed upon landing in bad weather at Mactan-Cebu International Airport in the Philippines. There were no casualties arising from the incident. Link for full article: https://simpleflying.com/korean-air-airbus-a330-crash-update/
NewsPassenger jet catches fire on tarmac after landing gear fails at Miami Airport
A passenger plane has caught fire after landing at an airport in Florida. The plane's landing gear collapsed and caught fire as the Red Air Flight came into Miami International Airport from Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. Only three of 126 people aboard were taken to hospital after the landing, all suffering minor injuries. Follow link for full article: https://www.9news.com.au/world/miami-plane-crash-airport-red-air-dominican-republic-florida-usa-news/6f73047d-8fc1-4d85-9472-6909615791e1
NewsAccident: Tibet A319 at Chongqing, runway excursion on takeoff, aircraft on fire
Tibet Airlines flight 9833, an Airbus A319, was damaged beyond repair when it was involved in a takeoff accident on runway 03/21 at Chongqing-Jiangbei International Airport, China. During evacuation 36 occupants were injured. Preliminary information indicates the aircraft aborted the takeoff and veered off the runway. A post crash fire ensued, but all occupants were able to exit the aircraft. Click here for full article.
NewsPassenger safely lands plane with help of air traffic controller
An air traffic controller successfully guided a passenger on a private plane to land safely at Palm Beach International Airport after the pilot was incoherent during the flight.
News1994: The terrifying time part of the London Underground was very nearly crushed by a tunnel collapsing at Heathrow Airport
1994: The terrifying time part of the London Underground was very nearly crushed by a tunnel collapsing at Heathrow Airport. Follow the link for the full report: https://www.mylondon.news/news/nostalgia/terrifying-time-part-london-underground-22376164
NewsSingapore and Airbus to study hydrogen use in aerospace sector
Singapore is teaming up with Airbus to study the potential use of hydrogen in aircraft operations as part of a broad agreement on sustainable aviation, the city-state's aviation regulator said. Go to this link for the full report: https://www.reuters.com/business/sustainable-business/singapore-airbus-study-hydrogen-use-aviation-2021-11-18/