Tag: Saab 340B

RafAvia Saab 340B Experiences Runway Excursion

Reading Time: < 1 minute A RafAvia Saab 340B, performing positioning flight from Riga (Latvia) to Savonlinna (Finland), reported runway excursion on landing. Aircraft landed on Savonlinna’s runway at about 05:36L, the crew however lost directional control, the aircraft turned and slid sidewards off the runway coming to a stop with all gear in deep snow off the runway surface. There […]

REX Regional Express Saab 340B Propeller Detached In Flight

Reading Time: 2 minutes A REX Regional Express Saab 340B performing flight from Albury to Sydney with 16 passengers and 3 crew was descending  towards Sydney when the right hand propeller had sheared off. They still were able to fly with normal handling of the aircraft. Air Traffic Control stopped departures and sent arriving traffic into holds advising a runway […]

RAF Fighter Jets Scrambled to Intercept Flight from Bucharest

Reading Time: < 1 minute RAF jets have been scrambled to intercept a flight from Romania after it lost communications. A Fleet Air International Saab 340B performing freight flight from Bucharest Otopeni (Romania) to Birmingham,EN (UK), was enroute over Belgium when the communication between ATC and the aircraft was lost. Belgium and UK fighter aircraft were dispatched to intercept the aircraft, […]