Tag: Boeing 777-300

Philippine Airlines Boeing 777 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

A PAL Philippines Airlines Boeing 777-300 performing flight from Manila (Philippines) to Vancouver,BC (Canada) with 387 people on board, was enroute at over the Philippine Sea when the crew observed a low oil pressure indication for the left hand engine (GE90), shut the engine down and drifted down. The aircraft diverted to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport […]

Air France Boeing 777 Experiences Loss of Communication

An Air France Boeing 777-300 performing flight from Seoul (South Korea) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France), was being handed off from Polish to German Air Traffic Control near Szczecin (Poland) when radio communication with the aircraft was lost. Germany dispatched a pair of Eurofighters to intercept the aircraft at supersonic speed, radio communication with […]

Plane Makes Emergency Diversion Due to Airport Worker Trapped in Cargo

A TAAG Angola Airlines flight made an emergency diversion 40 minutes after takeoff on Saturday when it was discovered that a worker was trapped in the cargo hold. The flight left Porto, Portugal, on Saturday morning and was on its way to Luanda, Angola, when staff on the ground noticed that the worker was missing, […]