Monthly Archives: June 2011

Mangalore Crash: Yet Another New Evidence Surfaces

Aviation India Demands Reopening of Air India Express Flight 812 Crash Investigation By Jacob K Philip It has now become clear that the Court of Inquiry that investigated the crash of Air India Express Flight 812 on May 22, 2010 had never considered a vital evidence that would have altered the very character and course […]

Reopen Mangalore Crash Investigation

By Jacob K Philip Editor, Aviation India The investigation of the 2011 May 22 crash of Air India Express Flight 812 must be reopened. The Indian Government should discard the the biased, incomplete and erroneous whitewash of a report submitted on April 26, 2011 by the Court of Inquiry and should immediately order a reinvestigation. The […]

Mangalore Crash Inquiry Report: A Desperate Attempt to Save the Skin of AAI Also

Airports Authority of India is guilty of both erecting a concrete structure at runway end and providing not enough rest for the ATCs (Mangalore Crash Report – Hidden Factors: 2) By Capt. A. Ranganathan When Air India Express Flight 812 crashed in the early morning of May 22, 2010, 158 lives were consumed by fire […]

Mangalore Crash report- The hidden factors

The “ Hard Landing” circular issued by Air India is a major contributor to the accident and the COI report has chosen to ignore this vital fact. By Capt. A. Ranganathan The Court of Inquiry report on the crash of Air India Express flight 812 on 22nd May 2010 has concluded that only the pilot […]

Mangalore crash report – The “truth blanket”

By Captain Mohan Ranganathan ‘After a crash, if the pilot is alive, nail him. If he is dead, blame him’ is a saying among pilots. The Court of Inquiry report on the Air India Express flight AIE 812 has lived up to that. The report which has been released shows that the decision to blame […]