AeroInside Monthly Aviation Safety Review April 2022

Last Update: May 1, 2022 / 08:00:05 GMT/Zulu time

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

All in all, 69 new articles have been published during last month. 5 accidents have occurred during that timeframe. Additionally, 64 incidents have been observed with our focus on commercial jet aviation.

Accidents (5)

Aeromexico B788 near Mexico City on Apr 21st 2022, in flight damage to nose cone and wings
An Aeromexico Boeing 787-8, registration N966AM performing flight AM-179 from Tijuana to Mexico City (Mexico), departed Tijuana's runway 27, climbed…

Vietnam A321 at Ho Chi Minh City and Phu Quoc on Apr 17th 2022, aircraft performed flight with fuselage damage
A Vietnam Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration VN-A603 performing flight VN-1823 from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc (Vietnam), departed Ho Chi…

Aliansa DC3T at San Felipe on Apr 8th 2022, runway excursion
An Aliansa Douglas DC-3T, registration HK-5016 performing a flight from Inirida to San Felipe (Colombia) with 6 people on board, landed northwards on…

DHL Expreso B752 at San Jose on Apr 7th 2022, hydraulic failure results in runway excursion
A DHL Aero Expreso Boeing 757-200, registration HP-2010DAE performing flight D0-7216 from San Jose (Costa Rica) to Guatemala City (Guatemala) with 2…

Tahiti AT72 at Atuona on Apr 4th 2022, hard landing
An Air Tahiti Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration F-ORVS performing flight VT-823 from Nuku Hiva to Atuona (French Polynesia) with…

Incidents (64)

KLM Cityhopper E295 near Dusseldorf on Apr 30th 2022, smell of smoke on board, transponder failure
A KLM Cityhopper Embraer ERJ-195-E2, registration PH-NXF performing flight KL-1651 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Venice (Italy) with 120 people on…

Horizon DH8D at Seattle on Apr 25th 2022, flock of birds
A Horizon Air de Havilland Dash 8-400 on behalf of Alaska Air, registration N403QX performing flight AS-2553 from Victoria,BC (Canada) to Seattle,WA…

NORRA E190 near Copenhagen on Apr 24th 2022, engine problems
A NORRA Nordic Regional Airlines Embraer ERJ-190 on behalf of Finnair, registration OH-LKO performing flight AY-1392 from Dusseldorf (Germany) to…

Kalitta B772 over Pacific on Apr 22nd 2022, hydraulic failure
A Kalitta Air Boeing 777-200 freighter, registration N774CK performing flight K4-256 from Nagoya (Japan) to Los Angeles,CA (USA), was enroute at…

Endeavor CRJ9 near Pittsburgh on Apr 22nd 2022, smoke in cockpit
An Endeavor Airlines Canadair CRJ-900 on behalf of Delta Airlines, registration N298PQ performing flight DL-5090 from New York La Guardia,NY to Saint…

Eurowings A320 at Zurich on Apr 22nd 2022, rejected takeoff due to bird strike
An Eurowings Airbus A320-200, registration D-AEWV performing flight EW-9763 from Zurich (Switzerland) to Dusseldorf (Germany), was accelerating for…

Rwandair CRJ9 at Entebbe on Apr 20th 2022, runway excursion on landing
A Rwandair Canadair CRJ-900, registration 9XR-WI performing flight WB-464 from Nairobi (Kenya) to Entebbe (Uganda) with 60 people on board, landed on…

Cargolux B744 at Chicago on Apr 20th 2022, wheel well fire indication
A Cargolux Boeing 747-400 freighter, registration LX-LCL performing flight CV-9592 from Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA) to Luxembourg (Luxembourg) with 2…

Comair B738 at Johannesburg on Apr 19th 2022, possible tail scrape on departure
A Comair Boeing 737-800, registration ZS-ZWY performing flight MN-399/BA-6399 from Johannesburg (South Africa) to Mauritius (Mauritius) with 152…

Malta Air B738 at Berlin on Apr 19th 2022, nose gear problem after landing
A Malta Air Boeing 737-800 on behalf of Ryanair, registration 9H-QEL performing flight FR-268 from Corfu (Greece) to Berlin (Germany), landed on…

Pascan SF34 near Mont Joli on Apr 19th 2022, engine shut down on its own
A Pascan Aviation Saab 340B, registration C-GANR performing flight P6-478 from Iles de la Madeleine,QC to Gaspe,QC (Canada) with 11 passengers and 3…

Malta Air B738 at Liverpool on Apr 18th 2022, rejected takeoff due to bird strike
A Malta Air Boeing 737-800 on behalf of Ryanair, registration 9H-QDX performing flight FR-3010 from Liverpool,EN (UK) to Rome Fiumicino (Italy), was…

German Airways E190 at Milan on Apr 18th 2022, unreliable airspeed
A German Airways Embraer ERJ-190 on behalf of Italia Trasporto Aereo, registration D-AMWO performing flight AZ-146 from Milan Linate (Italy) to…

Lufthansa B748 enroute on Apr 18th 2022, unruly lavatories
A Lufthansa Boeing 747-8, registration D-ABYR performing flight LH-431 from Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), had been enroute at…

Ibex CRJ7 near Fukuoka on Apr 18th 2022, loss of left and right airspeed indications
An Ibex Airlines Canadair CRJ-700, registration JA07RJ performing flight FW-18 from Sendai to Fukuoka (Japan), was descending through about FL320…

Skywest CRJ7 near Fresno on Apr 18th 2022, cracked windshield
A Skywest Airlines Canadair CRJ-700 on behalf of American Airlines, registration N720EV performing flight AA-3130 from Phoenix,AZ to Arcata,CA (USA)…

Delta B764 near Dublin on Apr 18th 2022, smell of smoke in cockpit
A Delta Airlines Boeing 767-400, registration N833MH performing flight DL-4 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to New York JFK,NY (USA), was enroute at…

Finnair A321 at Larnaca on Apr 17th 2022, bird strike
A Finnair Airbus A321-200, registration OH-LZT performing flight AY-1928 from Larnaca (Cyprus) to Helsinki (Finland), departed Larnaca's runway 04…

UTAir AN74 near Bangui on Apr 17th 2022, loss of air speed and altititude indications
A UTAir Antonov AN-74 on behalf of UNO United Nations Organization, registration RA-74051 performing flight UNO-306P from Bangui to Bouar (Central…

TUI Nederland B788 near Curacao on Apr 17th 2022, cracked windshield
A TUI Airlines Nederland Boeing 787-8, registration PH-TFL performing flight OR-703 from Bonaire (Netherlands Antilles) to Amsterdam (Netherlands),…

Austrian B763 at Washington on Apr 17th 2022, engine shut down in flight
An Austrian Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration OE-LAE performing flight OS-94 from Washington Dulles,DC (USA) to Vienna (Austria) with 163 people…

United B789 at Houston on Apr 16th 2022, gear did not come up
A United Boeing 787-9, registration N27957 performing flight UA-5 from Houston Intercontinental,TX (USA) to London Heathrow,EN (UK), was climbing out…

Jetblue BCS3 near Buffalo on Apr 16th 2022, engine shut down in flight
A Jetblue Bombardier C-Series CS-300, registration N3062J performing flight B6-2033 from Boston,MA to Houston Intercontinental,TX (USA) with 107…

Swiss A333 over Atlantic on Apr 15th 2022, engine trouble
A Swiss International Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration HB-JHE performing flight LX-52 from Zurich (Switzerland) to Boston,MA (USA), was enroute…

Austrian E195 at Lyon on Apr 14th 2022, indication of unsafe gear
An Austrian Airlines Embraer ERJ-195, registration OE-LWG performing flight OS-405 from Vienna (Austria) to Lyon (France), was on approach to Lyon…

Indigo A20N enroute on Apr 14th 2022, smartphone attempts ancient communication
An Indigo Airbus A320-200N, registration VT-IJV performing flight 6E-2037 from Dibrugarh to Delhi (India), was enroute when a passenger's smartphone…

United B789 at London on Apr 14th 2022, indicator light needed maintenance
A United Boeing 787-9, registration N27957 performing flight UA-26 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Denver,CO (USA), was climbing out of Heathrow's…

Spirit A321 at Detroit on Apr 14th 2022, bird strike
A Spirit Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N678NK performing flight NK-2143 from Atlanta,GA to Detroit,MI (USA), was on approach to Detroit's…

UPS B763 near Phoenix on Apr 14th 2022, engine failure
A UPS Boeing 767-300, registration N356UP performing flight 5X-2084 from Ontario,CA to Newark,NJ (USA), was enroute at FL370 about 110nm northwest of…

Spirit A320 near Denver on Apr 14th 2022, smoke in cockpit
A Spirit Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N655NK performing flight NK-1722 from Chicago,IL to Las Vegas,NV (USA), was enroute at FL360 about…

American B772 at Dallas on Apr 13th 2022, tyre damage on departure
An American Airlines Boeing 777-200, registration N794AN performing flight AA-36 from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA) to Madrid,SP (Spain), had climbed to…

EAT A333 near Brussels on Apr 12th 2022, hydraulic problems
An EAT Leipzig Airbus A330-300 freighter, registration D-ACVG performing flight QY-372 from Milan Malpensa (Italy) to Cincinnati,KY (USA), was…

Kalitta B734 at Cincinnati on Apr 12th 2022, bird strikes
A Kalitta Charters II Boeing 737-400, registration N733CK performing flight CB-835 from Cincinnati,KY to Nashville,TN (USA), was climbing out of…

ATA MD83 near Isfahan on Apr 12th 2022, engine shut down in flight
An ATA Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-83, registration EP-TAQ performing flight I3-5713 from Kish to Tehran Mehrabad (Iran) with 174 people on board,…

ATI B763 at Los Angeles on Apr 12th 2022, flight control problem
An ATI Air Transport International Boeing 767-300 on behalf of Amazon Air, registration N433AZ performing flight 8C-3597 from Los Angeles,CA to…

Longtail B744 over Atlantic on Apr 11th 2022, thrust lever causes engine shut down in flight
A Longtail Aviation Boeing 747-400 freighter, registration VQ-BWM performing flight 6T-5523 (dep Apr 10th) from New York JFK,NY (USA) to Maastricht…

Delta B752 at Atlanta on Apr 11th 2022, bird strike
A Delta Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N554NW performing flight DL-1601 from Jacksonville,FL to Atlanta,GA (USA), was on final approach to…

Easyjet A20N near Faro on Apr 10th 2022, pilot incapacitated
An Easyjet Airbus A320-200N, registration G-UZHA performing flight U2-2213 from London Luton,EN (UK) to Agadir (Morocco), was enroute at FL370 about…

VivaAerobus A20N at Mexico City on Apr 9th 2022, engine shut down in flight
A VivaAerobus Airbus A320-200N, registration XA-VIJ performing flight VB-1057 from Guadalajara to Mexico City (Mexico), was in the initial descent…

PIA B772 near Karachi on Apr 9th 2022, cracked windshield
A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777-200, registration AP-BGJ performing flight PK-9759 from Lahore (Pakistan) to Jeddah (Saudi Arabia)…

Southwest B738 at Austin on Apr 9th 2022, engine shut down in flight
A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N8600F performing flight WN-539 from Austin,TX to Phoenix,AZ (USA) with 117 people on board, was…

PSA CRJ9 at Charlotte on Apr 9th 2022, bird on spit
A PSA Airlines Canadair CRJ-900 on behalf of American Airlines, registration N576NN performing flight AA-5461 from Nashville,TN to Charlotte,NC…

Azul E195 at Rio de Janeiro on Apr 9th 2022, cracked windshield
An Azul Linhas Aereas Embraer ERJ-195, registration PR-AYE performing flight AD-4357 from Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont,RJ to Sao Paulo Viracopos,SP…

Azul A20N at Salvador on Apr 8th 2022, smoke indication
An Azul Linhas Aereas Airbus A320-200N, registration PR-YRA performing flight AD-4472 from Salvador,BA to Belo Horizonte,MG (Brazil) with 147…

Southwest B737 near Washington on Apr 8th 2022, cracked windshield
A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N434WN performing flight WN-1749 from Washington National,DC to Tampa,FL (USA), was enroute at…

TAP A320 at Copenhagen on Apr 8th 2022, reverser opened on TOGA, overflew buildings at very low height on go around
A TAP Air Portugal Airbus A320-200, registration CS-TNV performing flight TP-754 from Lisbon (Portugal) to Copenhagen (Denmark) with 102 passengers…

Pascan SF34 at Montreal on Apr 7th 2022, auto-trim failure
A Pascan Aviation Saab 340B, registration C-FKSL performing flight P6-581 from Montreal St. Hubert,QC to Quebec City,QC (Canada) with 12 passengers…

Canadian North AT42 near Yellowknife on Apr 7th 2022, engine shut down in flight
A Canadian North Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-500, registration C-FTID performing flight 5T-601 from Hay River Merlyn Carter,NT to…

United B763 near Shannon on Apr 7th 2022, engine shut down in flight
A United Boeing 767-300, registration N670UA performing flight UA-52 from Washington Dulles,DC (USA) to Zurich (Switzerland) with 116 passengers and…

Spirit A20N near Daytona on Apr 7th 2022, smoke in the cockpit
A Spirit Airlines Airbus A320-200N, registration N915NK performing flight NK-1005 from Philadelphia,PA to Fort Lauderdale,FL (USA) with 180 people on…

Mwant E145 at Kolwezi on Apr 6th 2022, overran runway on landing
An Mwant Jet Embraer ERJ-145, registration 9S-AMG performing flight 202 from Lubumbashi to Kolwezi (DR Congo) with 24 passengers and 5 crew, landed…

United B738 at Denver on Apr 6th 2022, flaps disagree
A United Boeing 737-800, registration N33294 performing flight UA-1478 from Denver,CO to San Francisco,CA (USA) with 178 people on board, was…

United A320 near Chicago on Apr 6th 2022, hydraulic failure
A United Airbus A320-200, registration N455UA performing flight UA-1137 (dep Apr 5th) from Las Vegas,NV to Washington Dulles,DC (USA), was enroute at…

France B773 at Paris on Apr 5th 2022, airplane did not respond to commands
An Air France Boeing 777-300, registration F-GSQJ performing flight AF-11 from New York JFK,NY (USA) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France), was on…

Azul E195 at Rio de Janeiro on Apr 5th 2022, landed on wrong runway
An Azul Linhas Aereas Embraer ERJ-195, registration PR-AXH performing flight AD-2856 from Sao Paulo Congonhas,SP to Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont,RJ…

Indigo AT72 at Nagpur on Apr 4th 2022, smell of smoke on board
An Indigo Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration VT-IYW performing flight 6E-7074 from Nagpur to Lucknow (India) with 54 people on…

Norwegian B738 at Longyearbyen on Apr 4th 2022, bird strike
A Norwegian Air Shuttle Boeing 737-800, registration LN-DYM performing flight DY-396 from Tromso to Longyearbyen (Norway), was on approach to…

Safair B734 at East London on Apr 4th 2022, component out of limits
A Safair Boeing 737-400, registration ZS-JRE performing flight FA-143 from East London to Cape Town (South Africa), was climbing out of East London's…

Calm AT42 at Rankin Inlet on Apr 4th 2022, hydraulic failure
A Calm Air Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-300, registration C-FJYW performing flight MO-213 from Arviat,NU to Rankin Inlet,NU (Canada) with 12…

Canada A321 at Toronto on Apr 3rd 2022, hydraulic failure
An Air Canada Airbus A321-200, registration C-FGKZ performing flight AC-1087 from Orlando,FL (USA) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 196 passengers and 6…

Jetstar Japan A320 at Sapporo and Tokyo on Apr 3rd 2022, dropped seal
A Jetstar Japan Airbus A320-200, registration JA08JJ performing flight GK-112 from Sapporo to Tokyo Narita (Japan), had been inspected prior to…

Lufthansa A343 at Frankfurt on Apr 3rd 2022, flaps problems on departure
A Lufthansa Airbus A340-300, registration D-AIGU performing flight LH-778 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Singapore (Singapore), was climbing out of…

Malaysia B738 near Kuala Lumpur on Apr 3rd 2022, pitot static system failure causes upset
A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration 9M-MLS performing flight MH-2664 from Kuala Lumpur to Tawau (Malaysia), was enroute at FL300 about…

Envoy E175 at Columbus on Apr 2nd 2022, cabin did not pressurize
An Envoy Embraer ERJ-175, registration N201NN performing flight MQ-3667 from Columbus,OH to Miami,FL (USA) with 68 people on board, was climbing out…

Airlines
The following airlines have been covered in aviation incidents during last month: ATA Airlines Iran, ATI Air Transport International, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Air Tahiti, American Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Azul Linhas Aereas, Calm Air, Canadian North, Cargolux, Comair, DHL Air, Delta Airlines, EAT Leipzig, Easyjet, Endeavor Air, Envoy Air, Eurowings, Finnair, German Airways, Horizon Air, Ibex Airlines, Indigo Airlines, Jetblue, Jetstar Japan, KLM Cityhopper, Kalitta Air, Kalitta Charters II, Longtail Aviation, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Malta Air, Mwant Jet, Norwegian Air Shuttle, PIA Pakistan International Airlines, PSA Airlines, Pascan Aviation, RwandAir, Safair, Skywest Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Swiss International Airlines, TAP Air Portugal, TUI Airlines Nederland, UPS, UTAir Ukraine, United, Vietnam Airlines, VivaAerobus

Flight numbers
Flight numbers linked to aviation incidents during last month: 5T-601, 5X-2084, 6E-2037, 6T-5523, 8C-3597, 202, AA-36, AA-3130, AA-5461, AC-1087, AD-2856, AD-4357, AD-4472, AF-11, AM-179, AS-2553, AY-1392, AY-1928, AZ-146, B6-2033, CB-835, CV-9592, D0-7216, DL-4, DL-1601, DL-5090, DY-396, EW-9763, FA-143, FR-268, FR-3010, FW-18, GK-112, I3-5713, K4-256, KL-1651, LH-431, LH-778, LX-52, MH-2664, MN-399, MO-213, MQ-3667, NK-1005, NK-1722, NK-2143, OR-703, OS-94, OS-405, P6-478, P6-581, PK-9759, QY-372, TP-754, U2-2213, UA-5, UA-26, UA-52, UA-1137, UA-1478, UNO-306P, VB-1057, VN-1823, VT-823, WB-464, WN-539, WN-1749

Aircraft types
The following aircraft types have been covered in one or more articles during last month: ATR ATR-42, ATR ATR-72-200, Airbus A220-300, Airbus A320, Airbus A320-200N, Airbus A321, Airbus A330-300, Airbus A340-300, BASLER BT-67 Turbo 67, Boeing 737-400, Boeing 737-700, Boeing 737-800, Boeing 747-8, Boeing 747-400, Boeing 757-200, Boeing 767-300, Boeing 767-400, Boeing 777-200, Boeing 777-300, Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, Canadair CL-600 Regional Jet CRJ-705, Canadair CRJ-700, De Havilland Dash 8 (400), Embraer ERJ-145, Embraer ERJ-175, Embraer ERJ-190, Embraer ERJ-195, Embraer ERJ-195-E2, McDonnell Douglas MD-83, SAAB 340

Causes
The following causes have been reported: bird strike, cabin did not pressurize, cracked windshield, engine failure, engine shut down in flight, engine trouble, flock of birds, hard landing, hydraulic failure, hydraulic problems, overran runway on landing, rejected takeoff due to bird strike, runway excursion, runway excursion on landing, smoke in cockpit

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