Category: Accidents & Incidents

Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777-200 was climbing out of Lahore’s runway 36R when the crew received a fire warning for the left hand engine (GE90). The crew stopped the climb at about 4,500 feet, worked the related checklists shutting the engine down and discharging the fire suppression, and returned to Lahore for a […]

Turbulence Injures Eight on Eurowings Airbus A319 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute An Eurowings Airbus A319-100, registration D-AKNL performing flight EW-8855 from Lamezia-Terme (Italy) to Berlin Tegel (Germany), was descending towards Berlin about 20 minutes prior to estimated landing when the crew illuminted the fasten seat belt signs. The crew made the according announcement advising passengers to make their seat belts were fastened, when the aircraft encountered […]

Air China Airbus A330 Damaged During Fire at Beijing Capital

Reading Time: 1 minute Air China Airbus A330-300, which was scheduled to fly from Beijing to Tokyo, has suffered considerable damage after smoke from the front part of the cargo area started to emit.  Reportedly, the passengers were boarding the aircraft for departure when the smoke appeared and the crew initiated disembarkation of the passengers who were already inside […]

Pilot Incapacitated During Jet2.com Boeing 757 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Jet2.com Boeing 757-200, registration G-LSAC performing flight LS-765 from Manchester, EN (UK) to Funchal (Portugal), was enroute at FL360 about 150nm north of Porto (Portugal) when one of the two pilots felt unwell and became incapacitated. The other pilot was forced to divert the aircraft to Porto for a safe landing on runway 17 […]

American Airlines Boeing 757 Experiences Engine Malfunction

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N189AN performing flight AA-89 from Shannon (Ireland) to Philadelphia,PA (USA) with 138 passengers and 8 crew, was in the initial climb out of Shannon’s runway 24 about to be handed off to departure when the crew requested to return to the field advising they had low power on the […]

Turbulence Injures 16 on Evelop Airbus A330 Flight Over Ethiopia

Reading Time: 2 minutes An Evelop Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration EC-MII performing flight E9-838 from Mauritius (Mauritius) to Madrid,SP (Spain) with 353 people on board, was enroute about 4 hours into the flight, approximately Somalia to Southern Ethiopia, when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing cabin crew and passengers to impact the cabin ceiling before coming back down. Two […]

Turbulence Injures Four on ANA Boeing 787 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute An ANA All Nippon Airways Boeing 787-8, registration JA808A performing flight NH-963 from Tokyo Haneda (Japan) to Beijing (China) with 225 people on board, was descending through about 5500 meters (FL180) towards Beijing when the crew illuminated the fasten seat belt signs. Shortly afterwards the aircraft encountered turbulence causing serious injuries to four people on […]

Pilots Awarded Title of Hero after Hard Landing Airbus A321 on Cornfield

Reading Time: 1 minute The flight crew of the Ural Airlines Airbus A321-200, who performed a hard landing on a cornfield after the plane flew through the flock of seagulls and ingested animals in both engines, were awarded the title of Hero of Russia. Both engines of the A321, which carried 226 passengers and 7 crew on the route […]

Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 Hits a Bird Flock

Reading Time: 1 minute A THY Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300, registration TC-JJM performing flight TK-2313 from Izmir to Istanbul (Turkey), was on approach to Istanbul’s runway 34L when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds and received multiple bird impacts on the left hand side. The aircraft continued for a safe landing and taxied to the apron. A […]

American Airlines Airbus A330 Crew Declares Medical Emergency

Reading Time: 1 minute During  American Airlines Airbus A330-300 flight AA-728 from Philadelphia,PA (USA) to London Heathrow, EN (UK) with 154 passengers and 12 crew, the flight crew donned their oxygen masks and declared a medical emergency reporting a number of passengers and all 9 cabin crew had become ill, there was an odour on board. They were 3 […]