The number of weather-related accidents from 2003 to 2007 categorized into the following weather events:icing; thunderstorm; turbulence; visibility/ceiling; winds; windshear; precipitation; and other.
This report reviews National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) accident data from 2002-2013 in which turbulence was a cause or contributing factor.
Aviation Accidents Involving Weather Turbulence 2004.The study breaks out the Federal Aviation Regulation Operating Rules (Part 91, 121, etc.) for a detailed review including injuries, location, and type of turbulence.
This report focuses on the analysis of wrong runway departure events for part 121 operators that have occurred in the United States and proposes mitigations to reduce the risk of airplanes departing on the wrong runway. The preliminary review of wrong runway events related to operators operating under the following regulations also are summarized in this report and a more detailed study is currently underway.
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