Tag: Boeing 757

Pilot Incapacitated During Jet2.com Boeing 757 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Jet2.com Boeing 757-200, registration G-LSAC performing flight LS-765 from Manchester, EN (UK) to Funchal (Portugal), was enroute at FL360 about 150nm north of Porto (Portugal) when one of the two pilots felt unwell and became incapacitated. The other pilot was forced to divert the aircraft to Porto for a safe landing on runway 17 […]

American Airlines Boeing 757 Experiences Engine Malfunction

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N189AN performing flight AA-89 from Shannon (Ireland) to Philadelphia,PA (USA) with 138 passengers and 8 crew, was in the initial climb out of Shannon’s runway 24 about to be handed off to departure when the crew requested to return to the field advising they had low power on the […]

Regulators Order Boeing 757 Operators to Carry Out Aileron Checks

Reading Time: 2 minutes Following the report of the failure of the aileron trim actuator attachment lug, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued airworthiness directives requesting all Boeing 757 operators to carry our required inspections. According to the FAA AD, operators of the Boeing 757 type have to conduct “repetitive checks of […]

Delta Boeing 757 Encounters Bird Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute A Delta Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N727TW performing flight DL-273 from Lisbon (Portugal) to New York JFK,NY (USA) with 164 people on board, was on approach to JFK’s runway 22L when a bird impacted and penetrated the leading edge of the right hand wing. The crew continued for a safe landing on runway 22L maintaining […]

Fly Jamaica Boeing 757 Crash-Lands at Cheddi Jagan Airport

Reading Time: 1 minute Fly Jamaica Boeing 757, performing a flight from Georgetown to Toronto with 120 passengers and 8 crew on board, has crash-landed at Cheddi Jagan Airport, officials said. According to the reports, all passengers are safe. 6 out of 128 people on board received minor injuries and were sent to hospital. According to reports, some time after taking […]

Thomas Cook Boeing 757 Engine Shuts Down in Flight near Lanzarote

Reading Time: 1 minute A Thomas Cook Airlines Boeing 757-300,  performing flight  from London Gatwick to Arrecife with 284 people on board, had been enroute at FL350 and was descending towards Lanzarote/Arrecife when the crew received indication of the failure of one of the engines (RB211), declared emergency, shut the engine down and continued to Arrecife for a safe […]

Storm Aviation To Start Base Maintenance Services

Reading Time: 1 minute Storm Aviation will expand its capabilities by announcing plans to introduce base maintenance services at its London-Stansted airport headquarters. The new services from the FL Technics subsidiary will include large component change programs, modifications and equalized scheduled base maintenance up to C-check level specifically for operators of Airbus A320 family and Boeing 757 aircraft. Storm […]

Smoke Injures 3 Cabin Crew On Thomson B757 Flight To Spain

Reading Time: 1 minute A Thomson Boeing 757-200 was performing flight  from Manchester to Girona with 201 passengers and 8 crew, when about 10nm southwest of London Gatwick crew reported smoke in the cabin and decided to divert to Gatwick for a safe landing on runway 26L about 22 minutes later. Passengers reported smoke emanated from a galley, supposedly […]