AeroInside Monthly Aviation Safety Review May 2022

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

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

All in all, 72 new articles have been published during last month. Out of these, a total of 2 crashes have been reported. 6 accidents have occurred during that timeframe. Additionally, 64 incidents have been observed with our focus on commercial jet aviation.

Crashes (2)

Tara DHC6 near Jomsom on May 29th 2022, aircraft found collided with mountain
A Tara Air de Havilland DHC-6-300 Twin Otter, registration 9N-AET performing a flight from Pokhara to Jomsom (Nepal) with 19 passengers and 3 crew,…

Caverton DHC6 near Nsem on May 11th 2022, missing aircraft found crashed
A Caverton Helicopters Cameroon de Haviiland DHC-6-400 Twin Otter on behalf of COTCO Cameroon Oil Transport Company, registration TJ-TIM performing a…

Accidents (6)

Frontier A20N at Trenton on May 18th 2022, tail strike on landing
A Frontier Airbus A320-200N, registration N331FR performing flight F9-810 from Fort Lauderdale,FL to Trenton,NJ (USA), landed on Trenton's runway 06…

Tibet A319 at Chongqing on May 12th 2022, runway excursion on takeoff, aircraft on fire
A Tibet Airlines Airbus A319-100, registration B-6425 performing flight TV-9833 from Chongqing to Nyingchi (China) with 113 passengers and 9 crew,…

Jetstar B788 at ;Melbourne and Coolangatta on May 7th 2022, lightning strikes
A Jetstar Boeing 787-8, registration VH-VKL performing flight JQ-444 from Melbourne,VI to Coolangatta,QL (Australia), departed Melbourne's runway 34,…

Blue B738 at Naples on May 6th 2022, severe hard landing and tail strike
A Blue Air Boeing 737-800, registration YR-BMM performing flight 0B-143 from Bucharest Otopeni (Romania) to Naples (Italy), landed on Naples' runway…

Southwest B737 at Little Rock on May 5th 2022, turbulence injures cabin crew
A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N940WN performing flight WN-2150 from Denver,CO to Little Rock,AR (USA), was descending through…

Cargo Carriers SH36 at San Juan on May 4th 2022, gear up landing
An Air Cargo Carriers Shorts 360, registration N744LG performing flight 2Q-787 from San Juan to San Juan (Puerto Rico), was climbing out of runway 08…

Incidents (64)

Sunstate DH8D at Tamsworth on May 29th 2022, hydraulic failure
A Sunstate Airlines de Havilland Dash 8-400 on behalf of Qantas, registration VH-QOF performing flight QF-2008 from Sydney,NS to Tamsworth,NS…

Airblue A321 at Lahore on May 28th 2022, bird strike
An Airblue Airbus A321-200, registration AP-BMN performing flight PA-410 from Lahore (Pakistan) to Dubai (United Arab Emirates), was climbing out of…

VivaAeroBus A20N at Reynosa on May 28th 2022, sank into tarmac during backtrack and line up
A VivaAeroBus Airbus A320-200N, registration XA-VIU performing flight VB-1197 from Reynosa to Mexico City (Mexico), was backtracking runway 13 for…

LATAM A321 at Fortaleza on May 28th 2022, rejected takeoff due to engine failure
A LATAM Airbus A321-200, registration PT-MXA performing flight LA-3864 from Fortaleza,CE to Rio de Janeiro,RJ (Brazil), was accelerating for takeoff…

Azul E195 at Petrolina on May 27th 2022, runway incursion, rejected takeoff with aircraft on final approach to opposite runway
An Azul Linhas Aereas Embraer ERJ-195, registration PR-AYL performing flight AD-4299 from Petrolina,PE to Recife,PE (Brazil), was taxiing for…

THY B773 at Istanbul on May 27th 2022, smoke indication
A THY Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300, registration TC-LJC performing flight TK-17 from Istanbul (Turkey) to Toronto,ON (Canada), was climbing out of…

El Al B738 at Tel Aviv on May 26th 2022, hydraulic failure
An El Al Boeing 737-800, registration 4X-EKT performing flight LY-224 from Nice (France) to Tel Aviv (Israel) with 170 people on board, was…

ATI B763 at Los Angeles on May 26th 2022, down to one electrical source
An ATI Air Transport International Boeing 767-300 on behalf of Amazon Air, registration N431AZ performing flight 8C-1917 from Los Angeles,CA to…

Uzbekistan B788 near Trabzon on May 25th 2022, engine shut down in flight
An Uzbekistan Airways Boeing 787-8, registration UK78702 performing flight HY-273 from Tashkent (Uzbekistan) to Istanbul (Turkey) with 240 people on…

Gol B738 at Sao Paulo on May 25th 2022, failure in air conditioning system
A Gol Transportes Aereos Boeing 737-800, registration PR-GXU performing flight G3-1604 from Sao Paulo Congonhas,SP to Fortaleza,CE (Brazil) with 120…

VARA A320 at Perth on May 24th 2022, loss of cabin pressure
A VARA Virgin Australia Regional Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration VH-YUD performing flight VA-9275 from Perth,WA to West Angelas,WA…

British Airways B773 at London on May 24th 2022, cabin did not pressurize properly
A British Airways Boeing 777-300, registration G-STBB performing flight BA-67 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Philadelphia,PA (USA), was climbing out…

Vueling A320 near Malaga on May 24th 2022, loss of cabin pressure
A Vueling Airbus A320-200, registration EC-MAI performing flight VY-2121 from Barcelona,SP to Malaga,SP (Spain), was in the initial descent towards…

Mesa B734 at Cincinnati and Minneapolis on May 24th 2022, tyre damage on departure damages gear
A Mesa Airlines Boeing 737-400 freighter, registration N708DA performing flight YV-1585 from Cincinnati,KY to Minneapolis,MN (USA) with 2 crew,…

United B738 at San Francisco on May 24th 2022, could not retract gear
A United Boeing 737-800, registration N12216 performing flight UA-574 from San Francisco,CA to Houston Intercontinental,TX (USA), was climbing out of…

VivaAerobus A21N at Villahermosa on May 23rd 2022, bird strike
A VivaAerobus Airbus A321-200N, registration XA-VBZ performing flight VB-1281 from Villahermosa to Mexico City (Mexico), was accelerating for takeoff…

Batik A320 at Surabaya on May 22nd 2022, runway collapses during line up
A Batik Air Airbus A320-200, registration PK-LUJ performing flight ID-6309 from Surabaya to Jakarta (Indonesia), was lining up Surabaya's runway for…

Kalitta B744 at Cincinnati on May 22nd 2022, gear problem
A Kalitta Boeing 747-400 freighter, registration N709CK performing flight K4-856 from Cincinnati,KY (USA) to Seoul (South Korea), departed…

United B764 near Boston on May 21st 2022, engine overheat
A United Boeing 767-400, registration N68061 performing flight UA-120 from Newark,NJ (USA) to Barcelona,SP (Spain) with 238 people on board, was…

Fuji Dream E175 at Omitama on May 20th 2022, cleared to land on occupied runway
A Fuji Dream Airlines Embraer ERJ-175, registration JA10FJ performing flight JH-7994 from Hiroshima to Omitama (Japan), was cleared to land on…

American B738 at Charlotte on May 19th 2022, temporary runway excursion on rejected takeoff
An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N917NN performing flight AA-775 from Charlotte,NC to Miami,FL (USA) with 172 passengers and 6 crew,…

India A20N at Mumbai on May 19th 2022, engine shut down in flight
An Air India Airbus A320-200N, registration VT-EXM performing flight AI-639 from Mumbai to Bangalore (India), was climbing out of Mumbai's runway 27…

Piedmont E145 near Asheville on May 19th 2022, electrical smell of smoke in cockpit
A Piedmont Airlines Embraer ERJ-145 on behalf of American Airlines, registration N638AE performing flight AA-6034 from Charlotte,NC to Fort Wayne,IN…

Lufthansa B748 near Nantes on May 19th 2022, burning odour in cockpit and cabin
A Lufthansa Boeing 747-8, registration D-ABYP performing flight LH-506 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP (Brazil), was enroute…

Jetblue A320 at New York on May 19th 2022, hydraulic overheat
A Jetblue Airbus A320-200, registration N709JB performing flight B6-163 from New York JFK,NY to Sarasota,FL (USA), was climbing out of JFK's runway…

Lion B738 at Surabaya on May 18th 2022, bird strike
A Lion Air Boeing 737-900, registration PK-LHR performing flight JT-800 from Surabaya to Makassar (Indonesia) with 222 passengers and 7 crew, was…

Mesa E175 near Colorado Springs on May 17th 2022, loss of cabin pressure
A Mesa Airlines Embraer ERJ-175 on behalf of United, registration N86312 performing flight UA-6339 from Salt Lake City,UT to Houston…

Lingus A333 near Dublin on May 17th 2022, aft door seal issues
An Aer Lingus Airbus A330-300, registration EI-DUZ performing flight EI-105 from Dublin (Ireland) to New York JFK,NY (USA) with 237 people on board,…

Sun Express B738 near Munich on May 16th 2022, cabin pressure problems
A Sun Express Boeing 737-800, registration TC-SEI performing flight XQ-634 (scheduled dep May 15th, act dep May 16th) from Dalaman (Turkey) to…

American B738 at Belgrade on May 16th 2022, bird strike
An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N817NN performing flight AA-1612 from Belgrade,MT to Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA), was climbing out of…

Azul A20N at Sao Paulo on May 16th 2022, flight controls problem
An Azul Linhas Aereas Airbus A320-200N, registration PR-YRR performing flight AD-2912 from Natal,RN to Sao Paulo Viracopos,SP (Brazil) with 164…

Jetblue E190 at Boston on May 15th 2022, electrical smell
A Jetblue Embraer ERJ-190, registration N374JB performing flight B6-517 from Boston,MA to New York JFK,NY (USA) with 56 people on board, was climbing…

Azul E195 at Sao Paulo on May 15th 2022, cabin pressure problems
An Azul Linhas Aereas Embraer ERJ-195, registration PR-AXC performing flight AD-2859 from Sao Paulo Viracopos,SP to Uberlandia,MG (Brazil) with 37…

Canada A333 near Montreal on May 14th 2022, hydraulic problem
An Air Canada Airbus A330-300, registration C-GHKC performing flight AC-811 from Lisbon (Portugal) to Toronto,ON (Canada), was enroute at FL380 about…

Modern Logistics B733 at Sao Jose dos Campos on May 14th 2022, failure of left hand ASI,ALT and VSI
A Modern Logistics Boeing 737-300 freighter, registration PP-YBC performing flight from Sao Jose dos Campos,SP to Sao Paulo Viracopos,SP (Brazil)…

TAP A21N at Ponta Delgada on May 13th 2022, cleared to land on occupied runway
A TAP Air Portugal Airbus A321-200N, registration CS-TJI performing flight TP-1869 from Lisbon to Ponta Delgada (Portugal) with 180 passengers and 6…

ITA A320 at Milan on May 12th 2022, bird strike
An ITA Italia Trasporto Aereo Airbus A320-200, registration EI-DTG performing flight AZ-1765 from Milan Linate to Palermo (Italy), was in the initial…

PIA B772 near Karachi on May 12th 2022, weather radar problem
A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777-200, registration AP-BGY performing flight PK-9715 from Multan (Pakistan) to Madinah (Saudi Arabia),…

Dolomiti E195 at Graz on May 12th 2022, burning smell and fog in cabin
An Air Dolomiti Embraer ERJ-195, registration I-ADJS performing flight EN-8061 from Graz (Austria) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), was climbing out of…

Cargojet B763 enroute on May 12th 2022, left and right AoA sensors and Air Data Computer playing up
A Cargojet Airways Boeing 767-300 freighter, registration C-FGSJ performing flight W8-302 from Vancouver,BC to Hamilton,ON (Canada) with 2 crew, was…

Shree DH8D at Kathmandu on May 11th 2022, engine problems
A Shree Airlines de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration 9N-ANF performing flight 9N-223 from Kathmandu to Dhangarhi (Nepal) with 87 people on board,…

Skywest CRJ2 at Houston on May 11th 2022, runway excursion on landing
A Skywest Airlines Canadair CRJ-200 on behalf of United, registration N965SW performing flight UA-5069 from Victoria,TX to Houston…

Gol B38M at Maceio on May 11th 2022, bird on pitot
A Gol Transportes Aereos Boeing 737-8 MAX, registration PR-XMV performing flight G3-1999 from Maceio,AL to Brasilia,DF (Brazil) with 141 passengers…

Druk A319 at Bangkok on May 11th 2022, engine fire
A Druk Air Airbus A319-100, registration A5-RGF performing flight KB-151 from Bangkok (Thailand) to Paro (Bhutan), was in the initial climb out of…

United B763 at Lima on May 10th 2022, engine shut down in flight, right main gear overheat
A United Boeing 767-300, registration N651UA performing flight UA-855 from Lima (Peru) to Houston Intercontinental,TX (USA), was climbing out of…

American B738 near Chicago on May 9th 2022, various problems throughout the flight
An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N963AN performing flight AA-1239 from Boston,MA to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA), was descending towards…

Volaris A20N at Mexico City on May 7th 2022, cleared to land on occupied runway
A Volaris Airbus A320-200N, registration XA-VRV performing flight Y4-799 from Mazatlan to Mexico City (Mexico), was on final approach to runway 05L…

Easyjet A319 at Glasgow on May 7th 2022, bird strike
An Easyjet Airbus A319-100, registration G-EZGR performing flight U2-6843 from Glasgow,SC (UK) to Faro (Portugal), was climbing out of Glasgow's…

Azul E195 at Recife on May 6th 2022, nose gear problem on departure
An Azul Linhas Aereas Embraer ERJ-195, registration PR-AXP performing flight AD-4090 from Recife,PE to Fernando De Noronha,FN (Brazil), was in the…

Canada A333 at Toronto on May 6th 2022, brakes problem on approach
An Air Canada Airbus A330-300, registration C-GHKC performing flight AC-110 from Vancouver,BC to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 152 passengers and 10 crew,…

Cargojet B752 at Hamilton on May 6th 2022, loss of cabin pressure
A Cargojet Boeing 757-200, registration C-GIAJ performing flight W8-909 from Hamilton,ON to Vancouver,BC (Canada) with 2 crew, was climbing through…

Jazz DH8D at Prince George on May 6th 2022, hydraulic leak
A Jazz de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration C-GIJZ performing flight QK-8350 from Prince George,BC to Vancouver,BC (Canada) with 36 passengers and 4…

Maldivian DH8C at Kadhdhoo on May 5th 2022, runway excursion
A Maldivian de Havilland Dash 8-300, registration 8Q-IAK performing flight Q2-274 from Kooddoo Island to Kadhdhoo (Maldives), had already gone around…

Amerijet B763 at Brussels on May 4th 2022, slat problem on departure
An Amerijet Boeing 767-300 freighter, registration N432AX performing flight M6-384 from Brussels (Belgium) to Miami,FL (USA), was climbing out of…

Alaska A320 at Portland on May 4th 2022, bird strike
An Alaska Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N639VA performing flight AS-317 from Portland,OR to Burbank,CA (USA), was climbing out of Portland's…

Thai AirAsia A320 at Bangkok on May 4th 2022, landed on wrong runway
A Thai AirAsia Airbus A320-200, registration HS-BBI performing flight FD-3141 from Ranong to Bangkok Don Muang (Thailand), landed on Don Muang's…

Spicejet DH8D at Mumbai on May 3rd 2022, rejected takeoff due to engine failure
A Spicejet de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration VT-SUG performing flight SG-2871 from Mumbai to Kishangarh (India), was accelerating for takeoff…

Envoy E175 near Birmingham on May 3rd 2022, dropped winglet in flight in turbulence
An Envoy Embraer ERJ-175, registration N233NN performing flight MQ-3729/AA-3729 from Charleston,SC to Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA), was enroute at FL360…

Spicejet B38M at Chennai on May 3rd 2022, engine shut down in flight
A Spicejet Boeing 737-8 MAX, registration VT-MXA performing flight SG-331 from Chennai to Andal (India), was climbing out of Chennai's runway 07 when…

Ryanair Sun B38M at Sofia on May 3rd 2022, burning odour on board
A Ryanair Sun Boeing 737-8 MAX, registration SP-RZE performing flight FR-2778 from Thessaloniki (Greece) to Krakow (Poland), was climbing out of…

Southwest B737 at Denver on May 3rd 2022, smoke on board
A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N7853B performing flight WN-565 from Denver,CO to San Diego,CA (USA) with 129 passengers, was…

Dana MD83 at Port Harcourt on May 2nd 2022, rejected takeoff causes brakes fire
A Dana Air McDonnell Douglas MD-83, registration 5N-JOY performing flight 9J-344 from Port Harcourt to Lagos (Nigeria) with 50 passengers, was…

Cargojet B762 at Mexico City on May 2nd 2022, loss of cabin pressure twice
A Cargojet Boeing 767-200, registration C-FHCJ performing flight W8-951 from Mexico City (Mexico) to Cincinnati,KY (USA) with 4 crew, was climbing…

Chrono B732 at Iqaluit and Montreal on May 2nd 2022, untrue tyres
A Chrono Jet Boeing 737-200, registration C-GTVO performing flight MBK-797 from Iqaluit,NU to Montreal St. Hubert,QC (Canada) with 3 crew, was…

Airlines
The following airlines have been covered in aviation incidents during last month: ATI Air Transport International, Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Carriers Cargo, Air Dolomiti, Air India, Airblue, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Amerijet, Azul Linhas Aereas, Batik Air, Blue Air, British Airways, CargoLogicAir, Cargojet, Chrono Jet, Dana Air, Druk Air, Easyjet, El Al, Envoy Air, Frontier Airlines, Fuji Dream Airlines, Gol Transportes Aereos, ITA Italia Trasporto Aereo, Jazz Aviation, Jetblue, Jetstar Airways, Kalitta Air, LATAM Airlines Brasil, Lion Air, Lufthansa, Maldivian Air Taxi, Mesa Airlines, Modern Logistics, PIA Pakistan International Airlines, Piedmont Airlines, Ryanair Sun, Shree Airlines, Skywest Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Spicejet, Sun Express, Sunstate Airlines, TAP Air Portugal, THY Turkish Airlines, Tara Air, Thai AirAsia, Tibet Airlines, United, Uzbekistan Airways, VARA Virgin Australia Regional Airlines, VivaAerobus, Volaris, Vueling

Flight numbers
Flight numbers linked to aviation incidents during last month: 0B-143, 2Q-787, 8C-1917, 9J-344, 9N-223, AA-775, AA-1239, AA-1612, AA-6034, AC-110, AC-811, AD-2859, AD-2912, AD-4090, AD-4299, AI-639, AS-317, AZ-1765, B6-163, B6-517, BA-67, EI-105, EN-8061, F9-810, FD-3141, FR-2778, G3-1604, G3-1999, HY-273, ID-6309, JH-7994, JQ-444, JT-800, K4-856, KB-151, LA-3864, LH-506, LY-224, M6-384, MBK-797, MQ-3729, PA-410, PK-9715, Q2-274, QF-2008, QK-8350, SG-331, SG-2871, TK-17, TP-1869, TV-9833, U2-6843, UA-120, UA-574, UA-855, UA-5069, UA-6339, VA-9275, VB-1197, VB-1281, VY-2121, W8-302, W8-909, W8-951, WN-565, WN-2150, XQ-634, Y4-799, YV-1585

Aircraft types
The following aircraft types have been covered in one or more articles during last month: Airbus A319, Airbus A320, Airbus A320-200N, Airbus A321, Airbus A321-Neo, Airbus A330-300, Boeing 737-200, Boeing 737-300, Boeing 737-400, Boeing 737-700, Boeing 737-800, Boeing 737-800MAX, Boeing 747-8, Boeing 747-400, Boeing 757-200, Boeing 767-200, Boeing 767-300, Boeing 767-400, Boeing 777-200, Boeing 777-300, Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, Canadair Corporate Jetliner, De Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter, De Havilland Dash 8 (300), De Havilland Dash 8 (400), Embraer ERJ-145, Embraer ERJ-175, Embraer ERJ-190, Embraer ERJ-195, McDonnell Douglas MD-83, SHORT SD3-60

Causes
The following causes have been reported: bird strike, cabin pressure problems, could not retract gear, engine fire, engine shut down in flight, gear problem, hydraulic failure, loss of cabin pressure, rejected takeoff due to engine failure, runway excursion, runway excursion on landing, tail strike on landing

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