Tag: accident

Camair Co Xian MA-60 Shot at With Firearms

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Camair Co Xian MA-60, registration TJ-QDB performing flight QC-292 from Douala to Bamenda (Cameroon), was on approach to Bamenda, when shots were heard and two projectiles entered the cabin. The aircraft was able to continue for a safe landing. No injuries occurred, the aircraft fuselage and pressure vessel was penetrated at the left hand […]

Air Niugini Plane Overshoots Runway and Sinks in Sea Lagoon

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Air Niugini plane travelling from the Federated States of Micronesia to Papua New Guinea has landed in water after overshooting a runway on Friday morning. According to the reports, all passengers and crew were rescued safely, after Boeing 737 came to rest in the lagoon. Local witnesses told media that the plane floated long enough for […]

Capital Beijing A320 Drops Nose Wheels on Hard Touchdown

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Capital Airlines Beijing Airbus A320-200 was on final approach to Macau’s runway 34 into the flare already when the aircraft encountered wind shear and touched down hard. The crew initiated a go around, received indications of left engine (CFM56) failure and suspecting gear damage declared Mayday. The aircraft diverted to Shenzhen (China) and landed […]

Vietnam Airlines Airbus A321 Goes off the Runway

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Vietnam Airlines Airbus A321, performing flight from Hue to Hanoi (Vietnam), landed on Hanoi’s runway 11R but temporarily went off the runway and returned onto the runway. The aircraft taxied to the terminal without further incident, the passengers disembarked normally. The airline reported the aircraft landed in adverse weather conditions and temporarily went off […]

Delta MD-88 Engine Distributes Debris Over Neighbourhood

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-88, performing flight from Nashville,TN to Atlanta,GA (USA) with 156 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Nashville’s runway 31 when the crew reported they had just lost the #2 engine (JT8D) and declared emergency advising they were able to fly a pattern to runway 31. The […]

Gol Boeing 737 Aircraft Movement Injures Two Flight Attendants

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Gol Linhas Aereas Boeing 737-800 performing flight from Belo Horizonte was enroute when the crew decided to turn around and return to Belo Horizonte after sudden aircraft movements had caused two flight attendants to lift off from the cabin floor and fall uncontrolled sustaining injuries. The aircraft descended for the return and landed safely […]

One Dead after the Engine Explodes on a Southwest Flight

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 with 149 people aboard performed an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport on April 17 after an engine exploded and broke apart in mid-air causing one fatality. Depending on the information of the flight tracking website, FlightAware.com, Southwest flight 1380 took off from New York’s LaGuardia Airport at around 10:27 […]

Algerian Military Aircraft IL-76 Crash Leaves 257 Dead

Reading Time: 2 minutes An Algerian military transport plane crashed Wednesday shortly after taking off from an air base south of the capital, Algiers, killing at least 257 people, according to the Algerian Defense Ministry. The victims included 247 passengers — most of them soldiers and their families — and 10 crew members, the statement said. There was no […]

U.S. Military Helicopter Crashes in Iraq

Reading Time: < 1 minute A U.S. military helicopter crashed in western Iraq with seven people on board, U.S. officials said late on Thursday. Two U.S. officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity and citing initial reports, said the aircraft was a HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter and it crashed near al-Qaim, a town in Anbar province close to the Syrian […]

Flight Attendant Falls out of the Emirates Boeing 777

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Emirates Boeing 777-300 was parked at the gate and was being prepared for boarding, when a flight attendant opened one of the aft doors for unknown reasons and fell out of the aircraft landing on the concrete surface of the apron. Uganda’s Civil Aviation Authority reported an incident happened at Entebbe when a female […]