Tag: Boeing 737

Flock of Birds Impacts Iraqi Airways Boeing 737

An Iraqi Airways Boeing 737-800, registration YI-ASG performing flight IA-916 from Erbil to Najaf (Iraq) with 98 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Erbil’s runway 18 when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds. The aircraft received multiple impacts. The left hand engine (CFM56) ingested a number of birds. The crew leveled […]

Boeing Opens First European Manufacturing Site

Boeing has opened its first component factory in Europe, at Sheffield in the U.K. The premises will be used for the manufacture of actuation system components for the Boeing 737 and 767 jets from raw materials sourced in the U.K. Parts by the thousand will be produced each month, then shipped to Boeing’s Portland, Oregon […]

Miraculous Escape: Air India Express Hits Compound Wall on Take-Off

An Air India Express Boeing 737-800, performing flight IX-611 from Tiruchirappalli (India) to Dubai (United Arab Emirates) with 130 passengers and 6 crew, departed Tiruchirappalli’s runway 27 but impacted the localizer antenna runway 27 and damaged the wall protecting the localizer antenna runway 27, located about 305 meters/1000 feet past the runway end. The aircraft […]

TAROM Boeing 737 Returns to Bucharest Due to Technical Problem

A TAROM Boeing 737-300, performing flight from Bucharest Otopeni (Romania) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was climbing out of Otopeni when the crew stopped the climb advising they had a technical problem but no emergency situation. The aircraft returned to Otopeni for a safe landing about 50 minutes after departure. A passenger reported the crew announced they […]

AviaAM Financial Leasing China Delivers Brand New Boeing 737 to Okay Airways

AviaAM Leasing, a global aviation holding company engaged in commercial aircraft acquisition, leasing and sales, has announced that AviaAM Financial Leasing China has recently delivered a brand new Boeing 737-800 aircraft to its first client in China – Okay Airways. On 21st of September, an aircraft MSN 61407 from assembly line in Seattle, the United […]

UTair Boeing 737 Skids off the Runway and Slids into Riverbed

Early on Saturday, UTair-operated Boeing 737, going from Moscow, skidded off the runway during rough landing in the Russian city of Sochi, slid into a river and eventually caught fire. The aircraft was evacuated, 18 occupants were injured, the others remained unhurt, one airport worker died of a heart attack. The aircraft received substantial damage beyond […]

Jet Airways Boeing 737 Veered Right off the Taxiway

A Jet Airways Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) to Mumbai (India) with 141 passengers and 7 crew, lined up with taxiway and commenced takeoff when the aircraft rejected takeoff, the aircraft veered right off the taxiway. The airline reported the aircraft rejected takeoff and departed the runway, everybody was evacuated. There were […]

Smartwings Boeing 737 Overruns Runway on Landing

A Smartwings Boeing 737, performing flight from Heraklion (Greece) to Pardubice (Czech Republic) with 120 people on board, landed on Pardubice’s runway 27 at 18:12L but overran the end of the runway and came to a stop about 20 meters/70 feet past the end of the runway with all gear on soft ground (no paved […]

Dog Forces Boeing 737 to Perform Emergency Landing

A passenger jet was reportedly forced to make an emergency landing in Moscow after a small dog, which somehow opened the luggage compartment from the inside, triggered an alarm onboard. The commander of a Boeing 737 travelling from St. Petersburg informed the ground services of the complications as it was approaching the Russian capital on […]

Ethiopian Airlines Confirms it is Eying Stake in Eritrean Airlines

In a remarkable political turnaround since Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed took office in February after the resignation of Hailemariam Desalegn, a generation of hostilities between Ethiopia and Eritrea and the long-running border war has come to an end. The result has seen the first commercial flight between the two countries for twenty years with […]