Tag: Boeing 747-400

Atlas Air Boeing 747 Reports Technical Problem

Reading Time: 1 minute An Atlas Air Boeing 747-400, performing flight from Nuremberg (Germany) to Portsmouth (USA), reported technical problem. Aircraft was climbing out of Nuremberg when the crew stopped the climb at FL190 due to some technical problem, the speed over ground remained below 320 knots. The crew decided to divert to Leipzig (Germany), descended the aircraft to FL140, […]

British Airways Boeing 747 Reports Smoke in Cockpit

Reading Time: 1 minute A British Airways Boeing 747-400, performing flight from Boston (USA) to London Heathrow (UK), reported smoke in cockpit. Aircraft was enroute at FL390 about 100nm north of Moncton (Canada) when the crew donned their oxygen masks, declared Mayday reporting smoke in the cockpit and decided to return to Boston. The aircraft descended to FL380 for the […]

KLM Boeing 747 Suspects Bird Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute A KLM Boeing 747-400, performing flight from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Mexico City (Mexico), suspected bird strike. Aircraft was climbing out of Amsterdam’s runway 24 when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds. The crew initially continued the flight and climbed the aircraft to FL300. Overhead London (UK) the crew decided to return to Amsterdam suspecting […]

#AVGEEK | World’s Oldest Boeing 747-400 in Service Bids Final Farewell

Reading Time: 1 minute After almost 30 years of active service, the oldest operating “Queen of the Skies” in the world belonging to KLM Royal Dutch Airlines bis its final farewell. Being in service since June 1989, Boeing 747-400 named City of Bangkok spent a total of 134,279 hours in the air and performed 18,024 take-offs. Notably, this equals […]

British Airways Boeing 747-400 Experiences Bird Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute A British Airways Boeing 747-400, performing flight from New York JFK (USA) to London Heathrow (UK), experienced  a bird strike. A post flight inspection showed a bird had impacted the nose of the aircraft. The aircraft remained on the ground in London for about 12 hours, then departed for the next flight to JFK.

Polar Air Cargo Boeing 747-400 Freighter Veers Off the Runway

Reading Time: 1 minute A Polar Air Cargo Boeing 747-400 freighter, performing flight from Anchorage to Cincinnati (USA) with 2 crew, experienced runway excursion on landing. Aircraft was on approach to Cincinnati’s Northern Kentucky Airport’s runway 27 when the crew went around, positioned for another approach to runway 27 and touched down about 12 minutes later, however the aircraft veered […]

British Airways Boeing 747-400 Could Not Retract Nose Gear

Reading Time: 1 minute A British Airways Boeing 747-400, performing flight from Chicago O’Hare (USA) to London Heathrow (UK), was climbing out of Chicago when the crew requested to stop climb at 15,000 feet advising, they were unable to accelerate beyond 190 KIAS while working on a technical issue. The crew advised no assistance was needed, they wanted to […]

Rossiya B747 Made an Emergency Landing at Cambridge

Reading Time: 1 minute A Rossiya Boeing 747-400, registration EI-XLG performing positioning flight FV-5418 from Cambridge,EN (UK) to Moscow Vnukovo (Russia), was climbing out of Cambridge’s runway 23 when the landing gear did not move after being selected up. The aircraft stopped the climb at 4500 feet and returned to Cambridge for a safe landing on runway 23 about […]

Kalitta B744 At Leipzig Dropped Gear Door On Final Approach

Reading Time: 1 minute A Kalitta Air Boeing 747-400 freighter performing freight flight from Delhi to Leipzig, was on final approach to Leipzig-Schkeuditz International Airport, when the aircraft lost a large part of its undercarriage. The flight was able to continue the approach and made a safe landing. According to avherald.com, Kalitta Air flight was on approach at Leipzig-Schkeuditz […]