Tag: Mayday

United Airlines Pilot Issues Fuel Mayday Call

Reading Time: 1 minute A United Airlines plane on a flight from Los Angeles to Sydney has landed at Sydney Airport after the pilot issued a mayday alert. The plane was low on fuel and made the mayday call as a precaution. United Airlines Boeing 787-9, flight UA839, carrying 194 people, had been on a 15-hour flight to the […]

Lufthansa Airbus A340 Bursts 4 Main Tyres on Landing

Reading Time: 1 minute Lufthansa Airbus A340, performing flight from Munich to Mexico City, landed on Mexico City’s runway 05L but burst 4 main tyres during roll out. While the aircraft taxied towards the apron smoke emanated from the landing gear prompting the crew to declare Mayday reporting “we have fire on the aircraft, we need the fire brigade”. […]