Category: Incidents

Bombardier reports engine incident on CSeries FTV-1

On May 29th, 2014, according to a press release by Bombardier, CSeries prototype FTV-1 suffered an “engine-related” incident. This event did not occur in flight, and was reported to have occurred when FTV-1 was undergoing ground maintenance testing. The extent to the damage to FTV-1 was not released, nor was the specific incident itself revealed in Bombardier’s …

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Sukhoi Superjet Incident at Reykjavik

Sukhoi Superjet 100 Tail Number 97005 Incident at Reykjavik

On July 21, 2013, at approximately 5 AM local time, there was an incident at Keflavik International Airport with Sukhoi Superjet 100 tail number 97005. The aircraft was conducting CAT IIIA certification trials when the aircraft struck the runway with its landing gear in the up position. There were five crew onboard for the test and …

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FAA mandates GE repair fault in some CF34 Engines

The FAA has ordered General Electric to repair 300 CF34-8C and CF34-8E turbofan engines because of bad valves which have caused two engine fires. The engines power Bombardier CRJ700s and 900s as well as Embraer 170/175 aircraft. This will effect 15 percent of the fleet, encompassing engines built between 2001 and 2006. The issue to be …

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ASA charged with fine from FAA

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The FAA has proposed charging Atlantic Southeast Airlines with a $400,000 penalty for operating a Bombardier regional jet when it was not in compliance with FAA regulations. The FAA alleges Atlantic Southeast Airlines maintenance returned the aircraft to service after routine work, but without an authorized signature on the airworthiness release form and without an appropriate entry in the aircraft’s …

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