Category: Accidents & Incidents

Braathens Regional ATR 72 Deals with Icing in Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Braathens Reginal Airlines Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, performing a flight TF-336 from Stockholm Bromma to Helsingborg (Sweden), was climbing through FL130 out of Bromma Airport when the crew declared emergency reporting they were picking up ice on their wings and needed to immediately descend into warmer air. The aircraft descended and diverted to […]

Camair Co Xian MA-60 Shot at With Firearms

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Camair Co Xian MA-60, registration TJ-QDB performing flight QC-292 from Douala to Bamenda (Cameroon), was on approach to Bamenda, when shots were heard and two projectiles entered the cabin. The aircraft was able to continue for a safe landing. No injuries occurred, the aircraft fuselage and pressure vessel was penetrated at the left hand […]

Fatal flydubai Crash in 2016: Pilot Error in Bad Weather

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russia’s Interstate Aviation Committee has released a report into the 2016 flydubai Boeing 737-800 crash which claimed the lives of 62 people. The final conclusions point out to poor captain’s psychological preparation for the manoeuvre, bad weather conditions and incorrect aircraft configuration. The aircraft was performing a flight from Dubai to Rostov-on-Don. The first landing […]

CRASH | At Least 27 Dead After Aircraft Crashes into Houses

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Dornier 228-200 aircraft operated by the private carrier Busy Bee Congo has crashed into the residential area in the city of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo leaving 27 people dead, including both people in the aircraft and occupants on the ground. Reportedly, the aircraft with 17 passengers and two crew failed to […]

Turbulence Injures 3 on Qantas Airbus A330 Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Qantas Airbus A330-200 performing flight QF-108 from Beijing (China) to Sydney, NS (Australia), was enroute over the Pacific Ocean near the island of Palau about 6 hours into the flight when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to three flight attendants. The aircraft continued to Sydney for a safe landing about 5 hours later. […]

Lion Air 737 MAX Crash Report Faults Boeing, the Airline and Pilots

Reading Time: 2 minutes Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee has released the final report into the last year’s Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 crash into the Java Sea which took the lives of 189 people. The conclusions of the 353-page report point to a series of reasons, including Boeing’s failure in aircraft design, mistakes of the airline itself […]

Atlantic Air Cargo Douglas DC-3 Ditches Short of Runway

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Atlantic Air Cargo Douglas DC-3, registration N437GB performing a freight flight from Miami Opa-Locka,FL (USA) to Nassau (Bahamas) with 2 crew, was on approach to Nassau’s runway 14 when the crew declared emergency reporting the left hand engine had failed at 16:27L (20:27Z). Bahamas’ AAID reported (no tail number provided) they were alerted at […]

Cargo Antonov AN-26 Overruns Runway on Landing

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Antonov AN-26 freighter (operator unknown, livery all white), registration SP-401 performing a freight flight from an unknown point of origin to Yambio (South Sudan) with 12 passengers, 5 crew and 6 tons of cargo, overran the runway in Yambio during landing and became disabled in the bushes past the runway. The United Nations Mission […]

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767 Engine Fails and Catches Fire

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767-300 was in the initial climb out of Blaise Diagne International Airport in Dakar when it suffered right hand engine failure.  The aircraft was en route to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, via Bamako, Mali, and carried 90 people on board. Consequently, the engine caught fire and forced the crew to stop the climb […]

Fatal Landing of Ukraine Air Alliance Antonov An-12 Kills Five

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Ukraine Air Alliance Antonov AN-12 freighter was performing a flight UKL-4050 from Vigo, SP (Spain) to Istanbul (Turkey) with a stopover in Lviv (Ukraine) with 7 crew, one cargo attendant and 10 tons of cargo consisting of car parts when the crew had attempted an emergency landing due to running out of fuel.  Right […]