Tag: Boeing 737-800

Iran Admits a Mistake: UIA Boeing 737 “Unintentionally” Shot Down

Reading Time: 2 minutes Iran has admitted “unintentionally” shooting down the Boeing 737 NG operated by the Ukrainian International Airlines with 176 people on board on 8 January, 2020. After a number of potential causes considered, after great speculation over the connection between political tensions, military actions in Iran hours earlier and the fatal crash, the reason behind the […]

CRASH | Ukrainian Boeing 737 Comes Down Killing 176 on Board

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800, performing a flight PS-752 from Tehran (Iran) to Kiev (Ukraine) with 167 passengers and 9 crew, was climbing out of Tehran, when the aircraft’s transponder signals ceased and the plane went off radars. All 176 people on board were killed. UPDATED 8 January, 2019, 16:31 (GMT +2) In a […]

Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737 Skids Off Runway Halting Airport Operations

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800, performing a flight from Sharjah, UAE, to Istanbul, Turkey, with 169 people on board, has skidded off the runway on landing, reportedly, due to heavy rainfall. The incident forced a temporary halt of operations at the second biggest airport in Istanbul, Sabiha Gokcen International Airport. Pegasus Airlines B737-800 (TC-CCK) ran […]

Fatal flydubai Crash in 2016: Pilot Error in Bad Weather

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russia’s Interstate Aviation Committee has released a report into the 2016 flydubai Boeing 737-800 crash which claimed the lives of 62 people. The final conclusions point out to poor captain’s psychological preparation for the manoeuvre, bad weather conditions and incorrect aircraft configuration. The aircraft was performing a flight from Dubai to Rostov-on-Don. The first landing […]

Older Boeing Aircraft Types on Peak Demand Amid 737 MAX Crisis

Reading Time: 4 minutes Boeing 737 MAX crisis has already turned into a global problem resulting in lost revenues, disruptions in air travel as well as growing lack of trust in aviation safety in general. There are a lot of angles to monitor this situation from. From the Boeing company’s perspective, these are enormous efforts to return grounded aircraft […]

Flydubai Boeing 737 Experiences Bird Strike

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Flydubai Boeing 737-800, registration A6-FGC performing flight FZ-325 from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Multan (Pakistan), was on approach to Multan’s runway 36 when an engine (CFM56) ingested a bird. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 36. The aircraft was unable to depart for the return flight. The return flight FZ-326 […]

Malindo Air Boeing 737 Experiences Runway Excursion During Backtrack

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Malindo Air Boeing 737-800 was backtracking runway 29 for departure when upon turning around and line up for takeoff the aircraft went off the right edge of the runway and was disabled. The passengers disembarked normally via stairs. The airline stated: “Malindo Air OD301, a Boeing 737-800 with registration number 9M-LCK, experienced a runway […]

Spicejet Boeing 737 Bursts Tyre on Departure

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Spicejet Boeing 737-800, registration VT-SLI performing flight SG-58 from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Jaipur (India) with 189 people on board, departed Dubai’s runway 30R but burst the inboard right main tyre. The aircraft continued to Jaipur, performed a low approach to Jaipur’s runway 27 about 2:55 hours after departure and landed safely on […]

India’s Vistara to Supplement Fleet with Six New Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute BOC Aviation, aircraft leasing company, announced it has agreed with Vistara, a joint venture between Tata Sons Limited and Singapore Airlines Limited (SIA), on delivery to the airline of four Boeing 737-800 NG and two Airbus A320neo aircraft. Indian carrier expects to receive Boeing aircraft in May 2019, while Airbus planes are about to join […]

Flight Attendant Injured on American Airlines Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, performing flight from San Jose (Costa Rica) to Miami (USA), experienced severe turbulence which injured flight attendant. Aircraft was enroute at FL380 when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing a serious injury to a flight attendant. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Miami’s runway 08R. The flight attendant […]