On this week’s episode of AvTalk, we discuss the tragic collision between a LATAM A320neo and an airport fire fighting rig in Lima and what we know so far about why they fire truck was on the runway. We also have a our first listener contestants, Ciara and Ganning, play the AvTalk trivia game.
LATAM A320neo collides with a fire rig in Lima
A LATAM Peru A320neo gaining speed on the runway for departure crashed into a fire fighting rig that had turned onto the runway during a training exercise. We discuss the chain of events leading up to the crash and what we know so far about why the truck entered the runway.
US regulators warn A220 operators to push the right button
US regulators are warning A220 operators to push the right button after multiple incidents where the Autopilot and Autohrottle buttons being next to each other caused flight control issues.
Lessors sue insurance companies over stolen Russian planes
Lessors are suing their insurance companies over payment for aircraft stolen by Russian airlines in the face of sanctions. Insurance companies are arguing that the aircraft are not damaged and could still eventually be returned.
BelugaXL stuck in the mud
BelugaXL number 5 became stuck in the mud in Albert, France after landing from Toulouse.
AvTalk trivia time!
Our first listener contestants, Ciara and Ganning, play our AvTalk trivia game. Play along and see how you do! IEmail us for your chance to play on an upcoming episode.
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