Category: Accidents & Incidents

Watch Air Astana Airbus A320 Suffers Runway Excursion on Landing

Air Astana Airbus A320 was performing flight from Shymkent to Astana with 97 passengers and 9 crew, when the aircraft landed but went right off the runway temporarily, crossed taxiways B and C and returned onto the center line of the runway. There were no injuries, the aircraft sustained damage to the left hand engine […]

UPS Boeing 747 Overruns Runway on Takeoff

UPS Boeing 747 performing freight flight from Anchorage to Louisville was climbing out when upon contacting departure the crew advised they needed to return to Anchorage, two tyres were showing 0 pressure and obviously had lost pressure on deparure. The aircraft stopped the climb at 8500 feet, dumped fuel for about 45 minutes, performed a […]

Onur Air Airbus A330 Landed Without Nose Gear

An Onur Air Airbus A330 on behalf and in colours of Saudi Arabian Airlines was performing flight from Madinah to Dhaka when the crew decided to turn around and divert to Jeddah. The aircraft went around from about 1000 feet MSL on first approach due to an unsafe gear indication, entered a hold for about […]

Ryanair Boeing 737 Overran Runway on Landing in Hamburg

Ryanair Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Barcelona to Hamburg, landed on Hamburg’s runway 05 following a non-precision approach but overran the (displaced) end of the runway. The aircraft vacated the runway via taxiway E6 instead of last usable exit A6 and taxied to the apron. The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Hamburg for […]

Alaska Airlines Airbus A321 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Alaska Airlines Airbus A321 was performing flight from Los Angeles to New York JFK when the crew reported an indication of a high oil temperature on the right hand engine (LEAP1) and shut the engine down. The aircraft diverted to Philadelphia for a safe landing on Philadelphia’s runway 27L about 90 minutes after leaving FL330. […]

Watch Airbus A330 Shearing Airbus A321 Tail Off

After an Asiana Airlines Airbus A330-300’s wing collided with the tail of a Turkish Airlines A321 while taxiing at Istanbul Airport on May 13, an  investigation has been launched. The Asiana Airlines A330 was taxiing when it struck the Turkish Airlines A321 (TC-JMM). The incident was captured on the camera on posted on YouTube. Turkish […]

Crew Injured After Sichuan Airlines A319 Cockpit Window Breaks Off

A Sichuan Airlines Airbus A319-100 was enroute west of Chengdu over mountaineous terrain, when the right hand windshield burst completely, the glass hitting and injuring the First Officer. The aircraft made an emergency landing in the southwest Chinese city of Chengdu. Luckily, none of the 119 passengers on board were hurt in the accident. However, the […]

Eight Passengers Become Sick on Board of the Transavia Boeing 737

A Transavia Boeing 737-800 with 185 people on board was enroute at FL370 about 50nm northeast of Vienna (Austria) in Slovak Airspace when the crew decided to divert to Vienna reporting a number of passengers had become sick. The aircraft landed on Vienna’s runway 16 about 20 minutes later. Several ambulances were awaiting the aircraft […]

American Airlines Boeing 737 Engine Fails During the Flight

American Airlines Boeing 737-800, performing flight from New York La Guardia to Orlando with 156 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing out of New York when the crew requested to maintain 12,000 feet while they were troubleshooting a problem. The crew subsequently advised they had an engine failure and wanted to divert to New York’s […]

KLM Boeing 777 Makes Stopover Due to Mobile Phone’s Thermal Runaway

A KLM Boeing 777-200 was enroute at FL390 about 100nm northwest of Phuket (Thailand) when the crew decided to divert to Phuket due to a passenger’s mobile phone overheating and emitting a lot of smoke. The aircraft landed safely in Phuket about 20 minutes later. The airline reported: “Flight KL 809 from Amsterdam to Kuala […]