AeroInside Monthly Aviation Safety Review February 2022

Last Update: March 1, 2022 / 08:00:06 GMT/Zulu time

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February 2022 was a busy month in aviation safety. Please find our summary below.

All in all, 75 new articles have been published during last month. 7 accidents have occurred during that timeframe. Additionally, 67 incidents have been observed with our focus on commercial jet aviation. A total of 1 article marked as News has been published.

Accidents (7)

Southwest B737 at Kansas City on Feb 24th 2022, bird strikes damage both engines
A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N967WN performing flight WN-350 from Kansas City,MO to Dallas Love,TX (USA) with 142 people on…

Alkan D228 at Whitehorse on Feb 22nd 2022, nose gear up landing
An Alkan Air Dornier Do-228, registration C-FUCN performing a flight from Dawson City,YT to Whitehorse,YT (Canada) with 2 crew, was on approach to…

Delta A319 at Mexico City on Feb 15th 2022, rejected takeoff due to engine failure results in runway excursion
A Delta Airlines Airbus A319-100, registration N354NB performing flight DL-605 from Mexico City (Mexico) to Minneapolis,MN (USA) with 101 people on…

Agefreco L410 at Kavumu on Feb 14th 2022, burned down while taxiing for departure
An Agefreco SA Let-410 freighter, registration 9S-GFA performing a flight from Kavumu to Lulingo (DR Congo) with 2 crew, was taxiing for departure…

American A321 at Dallas on Feb 12th 2022, fumes in cabin
An American Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N150UW performing flight AA-313 from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX to San Diego,CA (USA), was climbing out…

KLM A333 at Calgary on Feb 8th 2022, tail scrape on departure
A KLM Airbus A330-300, registration PH-AKE performing flight KL-678 from Calgary,AB (Canada) to Amsterdam (Netherlands) with 216 passengers and 12…

Sun Country B738 at Las Vegas on Feb 4th 2022, gear malfunction on departure
A Sun Country Boeing 737-800, registration N817SY performing flight SY-110 from Las Vegas,NV to Minneapolis,MN (USA) with 50 passengers and 6 crew,…

Incidents (67)

Sunstate DH8D near Brisbane on Feb 27th 2022, lightning strike
A Sunstate de Havilland Dash 8-400 on behalf of Qantas, registration VH-QOM performing flight QF-2534 from Brisbane,QL to Longreach,QL (Australia),…

American A320 at Fort Myers on Feb 27th 2022, bird strike on final
An American Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N121UW performing flight AA-1866 from Philadelphia,PA to Fort Myers,FL (USA), was on final…

Lauda Europe A320 near Vienna on Feb 27th 2022, dropped panel in flight
A Lauda Europe Airbus A320-200 on behalf of Ryanair, registration 9H-LOZ performing flight FR-500 from Vienna (Austria) to Palma Mallorca,SP (Spain),…

Delta B763 at Cincinnati on Feb 26th 2022, rejected takeoff due to bird strike
A Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N193DN performing flight DL-1709 from Cincinnati,KY to Atlanta,GA (USA), was accelerating for takeoff…

Malta Air B38M at Milan on Feb 25th 2022, bird strike
A Malta Air Boeing 737-8 MAX on behalf of Ryanair, registration 9H-VUN performing flight FR-1444 from Milan Malpensa (Italy) to Valencia,SP (Spain),…

Aerolineas E190 at Buenos Aires on Feb 24th 2022, loss of cabin pressure
An Aerolineas Argentinas Embraer ERJ-190, registration LV-GIQ performing flight AR-1802 from Buenos Aires Aeroparque,BA to Rio Gallegos,SC…

Baltic BCS3 at Amsterdam on Feb 24th 2022, hard landing
An Air Baltic Bombardier C-Series CS-300, registration YL-CSL performing flight BT-619 from Riga (Latvia) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), landed on…

American A320 at Aruba on Feb 23rd 2022, cargo smoke indication
An American Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N105UW performing flight AA-534 from Aruba (Aruba) to Philadelphia,PA (USA), was climbing out of…

Nouvelair A320 near Alghero on Feb 23th 2022, smoke in cabin
A Nouvelair Airbus A320-200, registration TS-IND performing flight BJ-786 from Tunis (Tunisia) to Nice (France), was enroute at FL360 about 120nm…

Swiss BCS1 near Geneva on Feb 22nd 2022, brakes problem
A Swiss Bombardier C-Series CS-100, registration HB-JBE performing flight LX-1082 from Geneva (Switzerland) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), was enroute…

Nouvelair A320 near Alghero on Feb 22nd 2022, smoke in cabin
A Nouvelair Airbus A320-200, registration TS-IND performing flight BJ-787 from Nice (France) to Tunis (Tunisia), was enroute at FL350 about 120nm…

TUI Belgium E190 at Ostend on Feb 21st 2022, burning smell in cockpit
A TUI Airlines Belgium Embraer ERJ-190, registration OO-JEM performing flight TB-1072 from Malaga,SP (Spain) to Ostend (Belgium), was on approach to…

TUI Nederland B788 at Amsterdam on Feb 20th 2022, indignant aircraft
A TUI Airlines Nederland Boeing 787-8, registration PH-TFK performing flight OR-371 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Punta Cana (Dominican Republic),…

Finnair A319 at Helsinki on Feb 20th 2022, engine failure
A Finnair Airbus A319-100, registration OH-LVD performing flight AY-1305 from Helsinki (Finland) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was climbing out of…

Malta Air B738 at Bucharest on Feb 20th 2022, wheel fire warning
A Malta Air Boeing 737-800 on behaf of Ryanair, registration 9H-QCG performing flight FR-8734 from Milan Malpensa (Italy) to Bucharest Otopeni…

Fedex B763 at Omaha on Feb 20th 2022, bird strike
A Fedex Federal Express Boeing 767-300, registration N187FE performing flight FX-795 from Memphis,TN to Omaha,NE (USA) with 2 crew, was on final…

Comair B734 at East London on Feb 20th 2022, could not retract landing gear
A Comair Boeing 737-400, registration ZS-OTG performing flight MN-252 from East London to Johannesburg (South Africa) with 111 people on board, was…

Juneyao A320 near Wuhan on Feb 19th 2022, cracked cockpit window
A Juneyao Airbus A320-200, registration B-6572 performing flight HO-1231 from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chengdu (China), was enroute at 10400 meters…

LOT B788 at Warsaw on Feb 18th 2022, slat problem
A LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 787-8, registration SP-LRG performing flight LO-6505 from Warsaw (Poland) to Cancun (Mexico), was climbing out of…

Flydubai B38M at Belgrade on Feb 18th 2022, wrong takeoff performance
A Flydubai Boeing 737-8 MAX, registration A6-FML performing flight FZ-1746 from Belgrade (Serbia) to Dubai (United Arab Emirates), lined up…

Transavia B738 near Faro on Feb 18th 2022, first officer ill
A Transavia Boeing 737-800, registration PH-HXN performing flight HV-5662 from Las Palmas,CI (Spain) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was enroute at FL380…

Inuit B732 near La Grande Riviere on Feb 18th 2022, engine problems
An Air Inuit Boeing 737-200, registration C-GMAI performing flight 3H-700 from Montreal,QC to Puvirnituq,QC (Canada) with 26 passengers and 4 crew,…

Vistara A20N at Delhi on Feb 17th 2022, hydraulic failure
A Vistara Airbus A320-200N, registration VT-TNI performing flight UK-697 from Delhi to Amritsar (India) with 146 people on board, had just levelled…

NORRA AT72 near Riga on Feb 17th 2022, smoke on board
A NORRA Nordic Regional Airlines Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A on behalf Finnair, registration OH-ATI performing flight AY-1107 from…

Finnair A359 at Bangkok on Feb 17th 2022, bird strike
A Finnair A350-900, registration OH-LWF performing flight AY-141 from Helsinki (Finland) to Bangkok (Thailand), landed on Bangkok's runway 19L and…

Delta B739 at Minneapolis on Feb 17th 2022, bird strike
A Delta Airlines Boeing 737-900, registration N821DN performing flight DL-2192 from Baltimore,MD to Minneapolis,MN (USA), was on short final to…

PAL Airlines DH8D near Churchill Falls on Feb 17th 2022, both fire loops indicated fault
A PAL Airlines de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration C-GYYR performing flight PB-901 from Goose Bay,NL to Churchill Falls,NL (Canada), was in the…

ANA B789 at Singapore on Feb 17th 2022, engine shut down in flight
An ANA All Nippon Airways Boeing 787-9, registration JA896A performing flight NH-801 from Tokyo Narita (Japan) to Singapore (Singapore), was on…

American A321 near Greensboro on Feb 16th 2022, odour in cabin
An American Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N519UW performing flight AA-2036 from New York La Guardia,NY to Charlotte,NC (USA) with 126…

Gol B738 at Recife on Feb 16th 2022, temporary runway excursion on landing
A Gol Transportes Aereos Boeing 737-800, registration PR-GUH performing flight G3-1746 from Brasilia,DF to Recife,PE (Brazil) with 172 passengers and…

Angara AN26 near Ust-Kut on Feb 15th 2022, engine shut down in flight
An Angara Air Antonov AN-26, registration RA-26655 performing flight 2G-85 from Irkutsk to Erbogachen (Russia) with 14 passengers and 6 crew, was…

American B738 at New York on Feb 15th 2022, rejected takeoff due to blown tyres
An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N344PP performing flight AA-2829 from New York JFK,NY to Phoenix,AZ (USA) with 142 passengers and 6…

THY A332 near Batman on Feb 14th 2022, loss of transponder signal and cabin pressure
A THY Turkish Airlines Airbus A330-200 freighter, registration TC-JDO performing flight TK-6208 from Istanbul (Turkey) to Bangalore (India), was…

PSA CRJ7 at Washington on Feb 13th 2022, cabin pressure problems
A PSA Airlines Canadair CRJ-700 on behalf of American Airlines, registration N514AE performing flight AA-5561 from Washington National,DC to…

Blue Air B738 at Stockholm on Feb 12th 2022, cracked windshield
A Blue Air Boeing 737-800, registration YR-BMQ performing positioning flight 0B-9046 from Stockholm to Gothenburg (Sweden), was climbing through…

American A321 at Cancun on Feb 12th 2022, bird strikes
An American Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N170US performing flight AA-895 from Cancun (Mexico) to Charlotte,NC (USA), was climbing out of…

Allegiant A320 at Sarasota on Feb 12th 2022, bird strike
An Allegiant Airbus A320-200, registration N281NV performing flight G4-2529 from Sarasota,FL to Middletown,PA (USA), was departing Sarasota's runway…

Republic E170 at Key West on Feb 12th 2022, bird strike
A Republic Airways Embraer ERJ-170 on behalf of Delta Airlines, registration N818MD performing flight DL-5833 from New York La Guardia,NY to Key…

Nippon Cargo B748 at Tokyo on Feb 11th 2022, dropped flap fairing on landing
A Nippon Cargo Airlines Boeing 747-8, registration JA14KZ performing flight KZ-226 from Shanghai Pudong (China) to Tokyo Narita (Japan), landed on…

Westjet Encore DH8D at Kamloops on Feb 11th 2022, flaps problem
A Westjet Encore de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration C-GWFE performing flight WR-3540 from Kamloops,BC to Calgary,AB (Canada) with 71 passengers…

DHL Expreso B752 at Mexico City on Feb 11th 2022, flapless landing
A DHL Aero Expreso Boeing 757-200, registration HP-2010DAE performing flight D5-5218 from Guatemala City (Guatemala) to Mexico City (Mexico), was on…

Air Asia A320 near Kuching on Feb 10th 2022, snake on the plane
An Air Asia Airbus A320-200, registration 9M-RAN performing flight AK-5748 from Kuala Lumpur to Tawau (Malaysia), was enroute at FL330 over the South…

Kulula B738 near Johannesburg on Feb 10th 2022, engine shut down in flight
A Kulula Boeing 737-800, registration ZS-ZWD performing flight MN-451 from Lanseria to Cape Town (South Africa), was climbing through about FL260 out…

Cargojet B763 at Vancouver on Feb 10th 2022, cargo door indication
A Cargojet Boeing 767-300 freighter, registration C-GAZI performing flight W8-2384 from Vancouver,BC to Hamilton,ON (Canada) with 2 crew, was…

France A320 at Point a Pitre on Feb 10th 2022, loss of visual reference in visual approach, minimum safe altitude warning
An Air France Airbus A320-200, registration F-HEPB performing flight AF-605 from Fort de France (Martinique) to Pointe-a-Pitre (Guadeloupe), was on…

Jazz DH8D at Kelowna on Feb 10th 2022, could not retract gear, hydraulic problems
A Jazz de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration C-GJZR performing flight QK-7132 from Kelowna,BC to Vancouver,BC (Canada) with 3 crew, was climbing out…

Alliance AT72 at Mumbai on Feb 9th 2022, lost engine access door on departure
An Alliance Air Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration VT-RKJ performing flight 9I-625 from Mumbai to Bhuj (India) with 65 passengers…

Austrian E195 at Vienna on Feb 9th 2022, rejected takeoff due to abnormal engine readings
An Austrian Airlines Embraer ERJ-195, registration OE-LWO performing flight OS-313 from Vienna (Austria) to Stockholm (Sweden), was accelerating the…

Delta B739 at Jacksonville on Feb 9th 2022, engine failure
A Delta Airlines Boeing 737-900, registration N840DN performing flight DL-2630 from Atlanta,GA to Jacksonville,FL (USA), was descending through about…

China Eastern A20N at Yulin on Feb 9th 2022, touched down ahead of runway
A China Eastern Airbus A320-200N, registration B-305Y performing flight MU-2287 from Xianyang to Yulin (China) with about 50 people on board, landed…

TAAG B737 at Maputo on Feb 9th 2022, rejected takeoff due to bee in pitot tube
A TAAG Angola Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration D2-TBJ performing flight DT-582 from Maputo (Mozambique) to Luanda (Angola), was accelerating for…

Smartlynx Malta A320 at Benin on Feb 8th 2022, bird strike
A Smartlynx Airlines Malta Airbus A320-200 on behalf of Air Peace, registration 9H-SLJ performing flight P4-7172 from Abuja to Benin (Nigeria), was…

Delta B763 over Atlantic on Feb 8th 2022, cabin pressure problems
A Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N1602 performing flight DL-126 (dep Feb 7th) from New York JFK,NY (USA) to Madrid,SP (Spain) with 59…

Lufthansa B744 over English Channel on Feb 7th 2022, engine shut down in flight
A Lufthansa Boeing 747-400, registration D-ABTK performing flight LH-400 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to New York JFK,NY (USA), was enroute at FL330…

PSA CRJ9 at Jacksonville on Feb 7th 2022, brakes overheat
A PSA Airlines Canadair CRJ-900 on behalf of American Airlines, registration N567NN performing flight AA-5681 from Jacksonville,FL to Philadelphia,PA…

Azimuth SU95 at Kazan on Feb 7th 2022, rejected takeoff due to engine vibrations
An Azimuth Sukhoi Superjet 100-95, registration RA-89136 performing flight A4-216 from Kazan to Rostov (Russia), was accelerating for takeoff from…

Aeroflot B738 near Omsk on Feb 7th 2022, smell of burnt wires in cabin
An Aeroflot Boeing 737-800, registration VQ-BWE performing flight SU-1524 from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Gorno-Altaysk (Russia) with 76 passengers and 7…

Republic E170 near Toledo on Feb 7th 2022, burning smell and smoke in cockpit
A Republic Airways Embraer ERJ-170, registration N631RW performing flight RW-3301 from Windsor,ON (Canada) to Indianapolis,IN (USA) with 2 crew, was…

Emirates B773 near Winnipeg on Feb 7th 2022, left elevator locked out
An Emirates Airlines Boeing 777-300, registration A6-EQD performing flight EK-235 from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA), was…

Delta A321 at Atlanta on Feb 6th 2022, runway excursion after landing
A Delta Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N129DN performing flight DL-1277 from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX to Atlanta,GA (USA), landed on Atlanta's…

THY B739 at Sofia on Feb 6th 2022, flight control problems
A THY Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-900, registration TC-JYF performing flight TK-1030 from Sofia (Bulgaria) to Istanbul (Turkey), was climbing out of…

Nepal A320 near Dubai on Feb 5th 2022, hydraulic leak
A Nepal Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration 9N-AKX performing flight RA-230 from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Kathmandu (Nepal), was climbing…

Avelo B737 at New Haven on Feb 4th 2022, windshield warning after bird strike
An Avelo Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N701VL performing flight XP-323 from New Haven,CT to Fort Lauderdale,FL (USA), was in the initial…

Easyjet Europe A320 at London on Feb 3rd 2022, fumes on approach, cabin pressure issues
An Easyjet Europe Airbus A320-200, registration OE-ICU performing flight U2-8418 from Lyon (France) to London Gatwick,EN (UK), was on approach to…

Aerosucre B732 at Puerto Carreno on Feb 3rd 2022, engine failure on takeoff
An Aerosucre Boeing 737-200, registration HK-5192 performing a flight from Puerto Carreno to Bogota (Colombia), departed Puerto Carreno's runway 07…

Delta A339 near Seattle on Feb 3rd 2022, engine issues
A Delta Airlines Airbus A330-900, registration N408DX performing positioning flight DL-9770 from Seattle,WA (USA) to Seoul (South Korea) with 13…

SAS B738 near Trondheim on Feb 2nd 2022, loss of cabin pressure
A SAS Scandinavian Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration LN-RRE performing flight SK-4112 from Oslo to Bodo (Norway), was enroute at FL370 about 40nm…

News (1)

Antonov An-225 at Kyiv-Hostomel, Ukraine, possibly damaged during military attack while parked on ground
Unconfirmed reports are coming from Kyiv Hostomel airport, home base of Antonov Airlines, that the only Antonov An-225 with registration UR-82060ever…

Airlines
The following airlines have been covered in aviation incidents during last month: ANA All Nippon Airways, Aeroflot, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aerosucre Colombia, Agefreco SA, AirAsia, Air Baltic, Air France, Air Inuit, Alkan Air, Allegiant Air, Alliance Air, American Airlines, Angara Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Avelo Airlines, Azimuth Airlines, Blue Air, Cargojet, China Eastern Airlines, Comair, DHL Aero Expreso, Delta Airlines, Easyjet Europe, Emirates Airlines, Fedex, Finnair, Flydubai, Gol Transportes Aereos, Jazz Aviation, Juneyao Airlines, KLM, Kulula, LOT Polish Airlines, Lauda Europe, Lufthansa, Malta Air, Nepal Airlines, Nippon Cargo Airlines, Norra Nordic Regional Airlines, Nouvelair, PAL Airlines, PSA Airlines, Republic Airways, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, Smartlynx Malta, Southwest Airlines, Sun Country, Sunstate Airlines, Swiss, TAAG Angola Airlines, THY Turkish Airlines, TUI Airlines Belgium, TUI Airlines Nederland, Transavia Airlines, Vistara Airlines, Westjet Encore

Flight numbers
Flight numbers linked to aviation incidents during last month: 2G-85, 3H-700, 9I-625, A4-216, AA-313, AA-534, AA-895, AA-1866, AA-2036, AA-2829, AA-5561, AA-5681, AF-605, AK-5748, AR-1802, AY-141, AY-1107, AY-1305, BJ-786, BJ-787, BT-619, D5-5218, DL-126, DL-605, DL-1277, DL-1709, DL-2192, DL-2630, DL-5833, DT-582, EK-235, FR-500, FR-1444, FR-8734, FX-795, FZ-1746, G3-1746, G4-2529, HO-1231, HV-5662, KL-678, KZ-226, LH-400, LO-6505, LX-1082, MN-252, MN-451, MU-2287, NH-801, OR-371, OS-313, P4-7172, PB-901, QF-2534, QK-7132, RA-230, RW-3301, SK-4112, SU-1524, SY-110, TB-1072, TK-1030, TK-6208, U2-8418, UK-697, W8-2384, WN-350, WR-3540, XP-323

Aircraft types
The following aircraft types have been covered in one or more articles during last month: ATR ATR-72-200, Airbus A220-100, Airbus A220-300, Airbus A319, Airbus A320, Airbus A320-200N, Airbus A321, Airbus A330-200, Airbus A330-300, Airbus A330-900, Airbus A350-900, Antonov An-26, Antonov An-225 Mriya, Boeing 737-200, Boeing 737-400, Boeing 737-700, Boeing 737-800, Boeing 737-800MAX, Boeing 737-900, Boeing 747-8, Boeing 747-400, Boeing 757-200, Boeing 767-300, Boeing 777-300, Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, Canadair CL-600 Regional Jet CRJ-705, Canadair CRJ-700, DORNIER 228, De Havilland Dash 8 (400), Embraer ERJ-170, Embraer ERJ-190, Embraer ERJ-195, Let L-410 Turbolet, SUKHOI Superjet 100-95

Causes
The following causes have been reported: bird strike, cabin pressure problems, cargo smoke indication, could not retract landing gear, cracked windshield, engine failure, engine shut down in flight, flaps problem, hard landing, hydraulic failure, lightning strike, loss of cabin pressure, rejected takeoff due to bird strike, smoke in cabin

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