Learjet 60 Incident Investigation.
On 6th November 2011, a Learjet 60 type aircraft registered A6-IAS operating a medical evacuation flight took off at 14.13.01 Z from Runway 17 at BRHIA without take-off clearance. It came into close contact with a Boeing 737-800 that had just taken off from runway 21 at BRHIA. No TCAS was activated and no injuries or damages resulted. The incident was not reported by the Flight Crew; however, it was reported by the ATC Tower controller and relayed to the UAE GCAA by the Lebanese DGCA.
ODSKY Accident Investigation Report.
On the 4th of February 2011, at approximately 14:49 UTC, a Hawker 850XP crashed in Iraq/ Sulaimaniyah International Airport. All crew members and passengers were killed and the aircraft was completely destroyed after hitting the ground and being caught by fire.
Letter of condolence to DGCA France.
Eng. Mohammad Chehabeddine, Director General of Civil Aviation sent a letter of condolence to his French counterpart, Mr. Patrick GANDIL expressing sorrow about the latest terror attack in the French city of Nice.
The letter said:
“Dear Mr. Patrick GANDIL,
I am deeply anxious by reports of the truck attack in Nice, which caused the tragic loss of so many innocent lives and injuries.
I wish to extend my sincerest sympathy and condolences to Your Excellency and to all those who have been inflicted from this horrific attack.
We strongly condemn the terrible and cowardly terrorist attack, resulting in the unacceptable loss of innocent lives and countless injuries”.