What’s Dangerous Goods?

[Ref IATA DG Class 10 Learning Kit] Dangerous goods are articles or substances which are capable of posing a hazard to health, safety, property or the environment. Read More – Who establishes the criteria and What’s the Legal Basis? The United Nations (UN) Subcommittee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods establishes the criteria […]

Impeded descent preceded 747’s false glideslope crash

[Ref Flight International Magazine 17-23 Mar 2020] Occurrence Date/Time 16 January 2017 (at night) Aircraft Type 747-400 freighter Flight / Operator Turkish Airlines  TK6491 POB  4 crew Description The aircraft had been maintaining 18,000ft and was cleared to descend to 6,000 ft within 27nm (50km) distance. However, the airline’s standard descent procedure would only have […]