AeroInside Monthly Aviation Safety Review March 2022

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

All in all, 67 new articles have been published during last month. Out of these, a total of 1 crash has been reported. 7 accidents have occurred during that timeframe. Additionally, 59 incidents have been observed with our focus on commercial jet aviation.

Crashes (1)

China Eastern B738 near Guangzhou on Mar 21st 2022, lost altitude and impacted terrain
A China Eastern Boeing 737-800, registration B-1791 performing flight MU-5735 from Kunming to Guangzhou (China) with 123 passengers and 9 crew on…

Accidents (7)

Delta B752 near Denver on Mar 28th 2022, loss of cabin pressure
A Delta Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N686DA performing flight DL-339 from Atlanta,GA to Seattle,WA (USA) with 185 passengers and 7 crew, was…

JAL B763 near Nagoya on Mar 26th 2022, aircraft movement injures flight attendant
A JAL Japan Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration JA603J performing flight JL-669 from Tokyo Haneda to Oita (Japan), was climbing through FL280 about…

Spirit A321 at Newark on Mar 25th 2022, bird strike
A Spirit Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N657NK performing flight NK-1215 from Fort Lauderdale,FL to Newark,NJ (USA), was landing on Newark's…

Westjet Encore DH8D at Calgary on Mar 13th 2022, turbulence injures captain and cabin crew
A Westjet Encore de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration C-GWRE performing flight WS-3613 from Seattle,WA (USA) to Calgary,AB (Canada) with 62 people…

Wizz UK A21N at Belgrade on Mar 11th 2022, hard landing
A Wizz Air UK Airbus A321-200N, registration G-WUKO performing flight W9-4002 from London Luton,EN (UK) to Belgrade (Serbia), was on final approach…

TUI B738 at Manchester on Mar 9th 2022, tail strike on departure
A TUI Airways Boeing 737-800, registration G-TAWY performing flight BY-2384 from Manchester,EN (UK) to Fuerteventura,CI (Spain) with 57 people on…

Aerolineas B738 near Cordoba on Mar 4th 2022, loss of cabin pressure
An Aerolineas Argentinas Boeing 737-800, registration LV-FXQ performing flight AR-1516 from Cordoba,CD to Salta,SA (Argentina) with 107 passengers on…

Incidents (59)

Polar B748 at Tokyo on Mar 30th 2022, hydraulic failure
A Polar Air Cargo Boeing 747-8 freighter, registration N857GT performing flight PO-213 from Cincinnati,KY (USA) to Tokyo Narita (Japan), was nearing…

Fedex B763 at Bogota on Mar 30th 2022, unsafe gear on approach
A Fedex Federal Express Boeing 767-300, registration N115FE performing flight FX-205 from San Juan (Puerto Rico) to Bogota (Colombia), was on…

Delta B739 and Delta A321 at Atlanta on Mar 30th 2022, ATC error causes loss of separation between two go arounds
A Delta Airlines Boeing 737-900, registration N870DN performing flight DL-684 from New York JFK,NY to Atlanta,GA (USA), had already gone around once…

LATAM Colombia A320 at Medellin on Mar 29th 2022, nose gear rotated by 90 degrees on landing
A LATAM Colombia Airbus A320-200, registration CC-BAS performing flight LA-4292 from Medellin to Cartagena (Colombia) with 147 people on board, was…

Delta BCS1 at Chicago on Mar 29th 2022, lined up for takeoff in wrong direction on ATC instruction
A Delta Airlines Bombardier C-Series 100, registration N126DU performing flight DL-2953 from Chicago O'Hare,IL to Minneapolis,MN (USA), was cleared…

United B763 over Atlantic on Mar 28th 2022, engine failure
A United Boeing 767-300, registration N675UA performing flight UA-134 from Newark,NJ (USA) to Zurich (Switzerland) with 123 people on board, was…

Spicejet B378 at Delhi International Aiport on Mar 28th 2022, wing damage during push back
A Spicejet Boeing 737-800 with registration VT-SLJ was getting pushed back for performing flight SG160 from Delhi International Aiport, India to…

German Airways E190 at London and Cologne on Mar 27th 2022, park brake indication in flight
A German Airways Embraer ERJ-190, registration D-AMWO performing flight WH-404 from London City,EN (UK) to Cologne (Germany) with 8 people and…

Lufthansa A343 over Atlantic on Mar 27th 2022, smoke on board
A Lufthansa A340-300, registration D-AIGN performing flight LH-438 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA), was enroute at FL330…

Delta B763 at Atlanta on Mar 26th 2022, hit foreign object on landing
A Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N172DZ performing flight DL-482 from New York JFK,NY to Atlanta,GA (USA), landed on Atlanta's runway…

Wisconsin CRJ2 near Syracuse on Mar 25th 2022,
An Air Wisconsin Canadair CRJ-200 on behalf of United, registration N445AW performing flight UA-3942 from Montreal,QC (Canada) to Washington…

Avianca A320 at Guayaquil on Mar 25th 2022, bird strike
An Avianca Airbus A320-200, registration N748AV performing flight AV-7392 from Guayaquil (Ecuador) to New York JFK,NY (USA), was climbing out of…

Mesa CRJ9 at Eugene on Mar 22nd 2022, flock of birds (geese)
A Mesa Airlines Canadair CRJ-900 on behalf of American Airlines, registration N902FJ performing flight AA-5802 from Phoenix,AZ to Eugene,OR (USA),…

Star Freight B762 at Dublin on Mar 22nd 2022, cargo fire indication, crew reports cargo fire
A Star Air Freight Boeing 767-200 on behalf of European Air Transport, registration SE-RLB performing flight QY-2883 from Dublin (Ireland) to East…

Niugini B763 at Port Moresby on Mar 22nd 2022, cabin did not pressurize
An Air Niugini Boeing 767-300, registration P2-PXV performing flight PX-3 from Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea) to Brisbane,QL (Australia), was…

Qatar A359 near Karachi on Mar 21st 2022, cargo fire
A Qatar Airlines Airbus A350-900, registration A7-ALZ performing flight QR-579 from Delhi (India) to Doha (Qatar) with 283 passengers and 12 crew,…

Gol B738 at Fortaleza on Mar 20th 2022, bird strikes on departure and landing
A Gol Transportes Aereos Boeing 737-800, registration PR-GZU performing flight G3-1521 from Fortaleza,CE to Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP (Brazil) with 179…

Meraj A306 at Tehran on Mar 19th 2022, runway excursion on rejected takeoff
A Meraj Airlines Airbus A300-600, registration EP-SIG performing flight IJ-4805 from Tehran Imam Khomeini (Iran) to Istanbul (Turkey) with 260…

Western Global MD11 enroute on Mar 19th 2022, electrical problems
A Western Global Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-11 freighter, registration N545JN performing flight KD-7326 from Anchorage,AK to Chicago O'Hare,IL…

Gulf A321 at Lahore on Mar 18tth 2022, on short final to supposedly closed runway
A Gulf Air Airbus A321-200, registration A9C-CC performing flight GF-764 from Bahrain (Bahrain) to Lahore (Pakistan), was on final approach to…

Swift B733 at Dayton on Mar 17th 2022, dropped tyre on departure
A Swift Air Boeing 737-300, registration N397SW performing flight WQ-257 from Dayton,OH to Newark,NJ (USA), departed Dayton's runway 24R and…

THY B739 at Ankara on Mar 15th 2022, unusual observation on flap track fairing
A THY Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-900, registration TC-JYI performing flight TK-2111 from Ankara to Istanbul (Turkey), was climbing out of Ankara…

Cargojet B752 at Hamilton on Mar 15th 2022, electrical odour in cockpit
A Cargojet Boeing 757-200, registration C-FACJ performing flight W8-462 from Iqaluit,NU to Hamilton,ON (Canada) with 2 crew, was on approach to…

El Al B739 at Moscow on Mar 14th 2022, suspected tail strike
An El Al Boeing 737-900, registration 4X-EHH performing flight LY-618 from Moscow Domodedovo (Russia) to Tel Aviv (Israel), departed Domodedovo's…

LOT E195 near Warsaw on Mar 14th 2022, loss of cabin pressure
A LOT Polish Airlines Embraer ERJ-195, registration SP-LNH performing flight LO-483 from Warsaw (Poland) to Oslo (Norway), was enroute at FL340 about…

LOT E195 near Warsaw on Mar 14th 2022, loss of cabin pressure
A LOT Polish Airlines Embraer ERJ-195, registration SP-LNH performing flight LO-483 from Warsaw (Poland) to Oslo (Norway), was enroute at FL340 about…

Lufthansa A343 at Frankfurt on Mar 14th 2022, door open indication
A Lufthansa Airbus A340-300, registration D-AIGS performing flight LH-772 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Bangkok (Thailand), was in the initial…

TUIfly B738 near Brussels on Mar 13th 2022, hydraulic leak
A TUIfly Boeing 737-800, registration D-AHFV performing flight X3-2146 from Hanover (Germany) to Palma Mallorca,SP (Spain), was enroute at FL360…

United B764 near Newark on Mar 13th 2022, bleed air issue
A United Boeing 767-400, registration N66051 performing flight UA-363 from Newark,NJ to Honolulu,HI (USA), was climbing out of Newark when the crew…

Delta A320 at Dallas on Mar 13th 2022, dropped panel in flight
A Delta Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N347NW performing flight DL-1041 from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX to Los Angeles,CA (USA), departed Dallas Ft.…

Azul E195 near Campo Grande on Mar 13th 2022, avionics problem
An Azul Linhas Aereas Embraer ERJ-195, registration PR-AYU performing flight AD-2514 from Corumba,MS to Bonito,MS (Brazil), was enroute at FL380 near…

Alliance AT72 at Jabalpur on Mar 12th 2022, overran runway on landing
An Alliance Air Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration VT-AIW performing flight 9I-617 from Delhi to Jabalpur (India) with 55…

Fedex MD11 at Sydney on Mar 12th 2022, flaps disagree on approach
A Fedex Federal Express McDonnell Douglas MD-11, registration N576FE performing flight FX-9075 from Singapore (Singapore) to Sydney,NS (Australia),…

KLM B789 at Kuwait on Mar 12th 2022, vacated runway onto closed taxiway
A KLM Boeing 787-9, registration PH-BHE performing flight KL-497 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Kuwait (Kuwait), landed on Kuwait's runway 33R,…

PSA CRJ9 at Minneapolis on Mar 11th 2022, door indication
A PSA Airlines Canadair CRJ-900 on behalf of American Airlines, registration N592NN performing flight AA-5593 from Minneapolis,MN to Washington…

United B738 near Austin on Mar 11th 2022, possible fire on board
A United Boeing 737-800, registration N73291 performing flight UA-2425 from Santa Ana,CA to Houston Intercontinental,TX (USA), was enroute at FL370…

Skywest CRJ7 at Redmond on Mar 11th 2022, runway excursion on landing
A Skywest Canadair CRJ-700 on behalf of United, registration N791SK performing flight UA-5642 (dep Mar 10th) from San Francisco,CA to Redmond,OR…

Azul E195 near Petrolina on Mar 10th 2022, smoke indication
An Azul Linhas Aereas Embraer ERJ-195, registration PR-AYJ performing flight AD-2036 from Sao Paulo Viracopos,SP to Teresina,PI (Brazil) with 2 crew…

Southwest B737 at San Diego on Mar 10th 2022, overheat indications on both engines
A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N427WN performing flight WN-1697 from San Diego,CA to Oakland,CA (USA) with 142 people on board,…

Cebu Pacific AT72 at Manila on Mar 8th 2022, runway excursion on landing
A Cebu Pacific Airlines Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration RP-C7283 performing flight DG-6112 from Naga to Manila (Philippines)…

UTAir B735 at Moscow on Mar 8th 2022, rejected takeoff results in runway excursion
A UTAir Boeing 737-500, registration RA-73045 performing flight UT-379 from Moscow Vnukovo to Syktyvkar (Russia) with 58 passengers and 5 crew, was…

Delta B738 at New Orleans and Los Angeles on Mar 8th 2022, dropped engine cowling
A Delta Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N3766 performing flight DL-999 from New Orleans,LA to Los Angeles,CA (USA), departed New Orleans'…

S7 E170 at Irkutsk on Mar 8th 2022, descended below safe height on approach
A S7 Sibir Airlines Embraer ERJ-170, registration VQ-BYM performing flight S7-5229 from Novosibirsk to Irkutsk (Russia), was on a VOR/DME approach to…

Kulula B738 near Johannesburg on Mar 7th 2022, engine shut down in flight
A Kululu Boeing 737-800, registration ZS-ZWB performing flight MN-451 from Lanseria to Cape Town (South Africa) with 45 passengers and 6 crew, was…

Biman B789 at Dhaka and Sylhet on Mar 7th 2022, bird strike
A Biman Bangladesh Boeing 787-9, registration S2-AJX performing flight BG-201 from Dhaka to Sylhet (Bangladesh), departed Dhaka's runway 14, climbed…

Delta B752 at Cancun on Mar 7th 2022, smoke in cabin
A Delta Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N673DL performing flight DL-643 from Cancun (Mexico) to New York JFK,NY (USA), was climbing through…

Transat A332 at Cancun on Mar 7th 2022, hot brakes after departure
An Air Transat Airbus A330-200, registration C-GUBC performing flight TS-327 from Cancun (Mexico) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 315 people on board,…

Kenya B738 at Dubai on Mar 6th 2022, tail scrape on departure
A Kenya Airways Boeing 737-800, registration 5Y-CYB performing flight KQ-311 from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Nairobi (Kenya), was departing…

PSA CRJ9 at Newport News on Mar 6th 2022, wing tip strike on landing
A PSA Airlines Canadair CRJ-900 on behalf of American Airlines, registration N602NN performing flight AA-5662 from Charlotte,NC to Newport News,VA…

Republic E175 at Washington on Mar 6th 2022, bleed system overpressure
A Republic Airways Embraer ERJ-175 on behalf of United, registration N745YX performing flight UA-3671 from Washington Dulles,DC to Raleigh/Durham,NC…

Ryanair B738 at Malaga on Mar 6th 2022, descended below safe height on second approach
A Ryanair Boeing 737-800, registration EI-EVR performing flight FR-1928 from Brussels Charleroi (Belgium) to Malaga,SP (Spain) with 167 passengers…

LATAM Brasil A320 at Sao Paulo on Mar 6th 2022, engine shut down in flight
A LATAM Brasil Airbus A320-200, registration PR-TYI performing flight LA-8000 from Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP (Brazil) to Bogota (Colombia) with 134…

Eastern B763 over Atlantic on Mar 6th 2022, burning electrical odour in cockpit
An Eastern Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N703KW performing flight 2D-3160 from Shannon (Ireland) to Savannah Hunter Air Force Base,GA (USA)…

iAero B738 at Waterloo on Mar 5th 2022, overran runway on landing
An iAero Boeing 737-800, registration N624XA performing flight WQ-6851 from Madison,WI to Waterloo,IA (USA) with 88 people on board, landed on…

UPS B763 at Anchrogae on Mar 5th 2022, engine shut down in flight
A UPS United Parcel Service Boeing 767-300, registration N318UP performing flight 5X-108 from Anchorage,AK (USA) to Tokyo Narita (Japan) was climbing…

Spirit A320 at Lake City on Mar 5th 2022, dropped panel in flight
A Spirit Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N620NK performing flight NK-9120 from Lake City,FL to Fort Lauderdale,FL (USA), was climbing out of…

Azul A20N at Sao Paulo on Mar 5th 2022, engine shut down in flight
An Azul Linhas Aereas Airbus A320-200N, registration PR-YYI performing flight AD-4763 from Sao Paulo Viracopos,SP to Fortaleza,CE (Brazil) with 89…

Commut E145 near Wichita on Mar 3rd 2022, flight control issues
A CommutAir Embraer ERJ-145 on behalf of United, registration N16170 performing flight UA-4845 from Springfield,MO to Denver,CO (USA) with 47 people…

Frontier A20N at Rochester on Mar 3rd 2022, unsafe gear on approach
A Frontier Airlines Airbus A320-200N, registration N323FR performing flight F9-2590 from Tampa,FL to Rochester,NY (USA), was on approach to…

Airlines
The following airlines have been covered in aviation incidents during last month: Aerolineas Argentinas, Air Niugini, Air Transat, Air Wisconsin, Alliance Air, Avianca, Azul Linhas Aereas, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Cargojet, Cebu Pacific Air, China Eastern Airlines, Commutair, Delta Airlines, Eastern Airlines, El Al, Fedex, Frontier Airlines, German Airways, Gol Transportes Aereos, Gulf Air, JAL Japan Airlines, KLM, Kenya Airways, Kulula, LATAM Airlines Brasil, LATAM Colombia, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Meraj Airlines, Mesa Airlines, PSA Airlines, Polar Air Cargo, Qatar Airways, Republic Airways, Ryanair, S7 Airlines, Skywest Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Spicejet, Spirit Airlines, Star Air Freight, Swiftair, THY Turkish Airlines, TUI Airways, TUIFly, UPS, UTAir, United, Western Global Airlines, Westjet Encore, Wizz Air UK, iAero Airways

Flight numbers
Flight numbers linked to aviation incidents during last month: 2D-3160, 5X-108, 9I-617, AA-5593, AA-5662, AA-5802, AD-2036, AD-2514, AD-4763, AR-1516, AV-7392, BG-201, BY-2384, DG-6112, DL-339, DL-482, DL-643, DL-684, DL-999, DL-1041, DL-2953, F9-2590, FR-1928, FX-205, FX-9075, G3-1521, GF-764, IJ-4805, JL-669, KD-7326, KL-497, KQ-311, LA-4292, LA-8000, LH-438, LH-772, LO-483, LY-618, MN-451, MU-5735, NK-1215, NK-9120, PO-213, PX-3, QR-579, QY-2883, S7-5229, SG160, TK-2111, TS-327, UA-134, UA-363, UA-2425, UA-3671, UA-3942, UA-4845, UA-5642, UT-379, W8-462, W9-4002, WH-404, WN-1697, WQ-257, WQ-6851, WS-3613, X3-2146

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 A300, Airbus A320, Airbus A320-200N, Airbus A321, Airbus A321-Neo, Airbus A330-200, Airbus A340-300, Airbus A350-900, Boeing 737-300, Boeing 737-500, Boeing 737-700, Boeing 737-800, Boeing 737-900, Boeing 747-8, Boeing 757-200, Boeing 767-200, Boeing 767-300, Boeing 767-400, Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, Canadair CL-600 Regional Jet CRJ-705, Canadair CRJ-700, Canadair Corporate Jetliner, De Havilland Dash 8 (400), Embraer ERJ-145, Embraer ERJ-170, Embraer ERJ-175, Embraer ERJ-190, Embraer ERJ-195, McDonnell Douglas MD-11

Causes
The following causes have been reported: bird strike, cabin did not pressurize, electrical problems, engine failure, engine shut down in flight, ground collision, hard landing, hydraulic failure, loss of cabin pressure, overran runway on landing, runway excursion on landing, smoke in cabin

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