Tag: Boeing 737

United Boeing 737 Experiences Tail Strike on Landing

Reading Time: 1 minute A United Boeing 737-900, registration N75436 performing flight UA-401 from Reno,NV to Denver,CO (USA), landed on Denver’s runway but struck its tail onto the runway surface. The aircraft continued landing, rolled out without further incident and taxied to the apron. A passenger reported the aircraft slammed into the runway twice, the pilots didn’t make any […]

Venezolana Boeing 737 Experiences Engine Failure

Reading Time: 1 minute A Venezolana Boeing 737-200, registration YV502T performing flight VNE-1303 from Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) to Caracas (Venezuela) with 79 people on board, was climbing out of Port of Spain when the left hand engine (JT8D) failed emitting a loud bang. The crew stopped the climb and returned to Port of Spain for a […]

airBaltic Boeing 737 Returns to Riga Amid Smell of Ammonia

Reading Time: 1 minute An airBaltic Boeing 737-300, registration YL-BBJ performing flight BT-495 from Riga (Latvia) to Rijeka (Croatia), was enroute at FL360 about 150nm southwest of Riga when the crew decided to return to Riga due to a smell of ammonia on board. The aircraft landed safely back in Riga about 50 minutes after departure. A number of […]

Westjet Pilot Injured by Laser During Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Westjet Boeing 737-800, registration C-FZRM performing flight WS-1948 from St. John’s,NL (Canada) to Orlando, FL (USA), was descending through 10,000 feet towards Orlando’s International Airport, about to cross above the approach path for Orlando Sanford, when the aircraft was hit by a green laser causing injuries to one of the pilots. The aircraft continued […]

Spicejet Boeing 737 Overruns Runway on Landing

Reading Time: 1 minute A Spicejet Boeing 737-800, performing flight SG-946 from Delhi to Shirdi (India) with 164 people on board, landed on Shirdi’s runway 09 but overran the end of the runway (runway length 2500 meters/8200 feet) and came to a stop with all gear on soft ground. There were no injuries, the damage to the aircraft is […]

TuiFly Boeing 737 Loses Communication with ATC

Reading Time: 1 minute A TuiFly Boeing 737-800, registration D-ATYI performing flight X3-6102 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Hurghada (Egypt), was enroute at FL350 near Podgorica (Montenegro) when NATO command launched two Italian fighter aircraft (Eurofighters) to intercept and identify the aircraft, that was not in contact with ATC at that time. The fighter aircraft intercept the Boeing, identified the […]

American Airlines Boeing 737 Experiences Bird Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N810NN performing flight AA-318 from Miami,FL (USA) to Saint Kitts (Saint Kitts and Nevis) with 166 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Miami’s runway 08R when the aircraft received a bird strike. The bird strike prompted the crew to stop the climb at about 5000 […]

Pilot Incapacited on WestJet Boeing 737 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Westjet Boeing 737-700, registration C-GQWJ performing flight WS-1152 from Toronto,ON (Canada) to San Juan (Puerto Rico) with 126 passengers and 5 crew, was enroute at FL370 about 470nm east of Wilmington,NC (USA) when a member of the flight crew became ill and was unable to continue duties. A medical professional travelling as passenger on […]

CRASH: Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 with 157 On Board

Reading Time: 4 minutes UPDATED 15:23 (UTC +2), 15 March 2019 According to the media reports, the captain of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 requested permission to return to Addis Ababa airport three minutes after take-off as it accelerated to abnormal speed. The aircraft was cleared for return. However, after clearance the plane climbed to an unusually high altitude and […]

Hijack Attempt of Biman Bangladesh Boeing 737 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Biman Bangladesh Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Dhaka to Chittagong (Bangladesh) with 134 passengers and 14 crew,¬†suffered an attempted hijack. Aircraft was climbing out of Dhaka when a passenger armed with a gun attempted to intrude the cockpit and force the crew to fly to Chittagong, where he wanted to talk to Bangladesh’s Prime […]