Category: Accidents & Incidents

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 […]

Turbulence Injures 11 on Emirates Boeing 777-300 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute An Emirates Boeing 777-300, registration A6-EBU performing flight EK-450 from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Denpasar (Indonesia) with 326 people on board, was enroute at FL350 about 40nm west of Singapore (Singapore) when the aircraft encountered clear air turbulence causing an altitude deviation of about 100 feet. Denpasar Airport confirmed the aircraft encountered clear air […]

Aeroflot SSJ100 Fatal Landing: Charges Pressed Against Captain

Reading Time: 1 minute A commander of the crash-landed Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft RRJ-95B in May, 2019, was charged for the fatal landing at Moscow Sheremetyevo airport, said the statement of Investigative Committee of Russia. The SSJ100 was heading from Moscow to Murmansk. During the climb the aircraft was struck by lightening and reported going back to the […]

Azur Air Boeing 767: Gear Fire on Landing Prompts Evacuation

Reading Time: 1 minute An Azur Air Boeing 767-300, performing flight from Nha Trang (Vietnam) to Barnaul (Russia) with 331 passengers and 10 crew, experiences fire of the right hand main gear. The aircraft had touched down on Barnaul’s runway 24 and went around at 21:01L (14:01Z), positioned for another approach and again landed on Barnaul’s runway 24 about […]

Atlas Air Boeing 747 Experiences System Malfunction

Reading Time: 1 minute An Atlas Air Boeing 747-400, registration N480MC performing positioning flight 5Y-2868 from Manchester, EN (UK) to Orlando, FL (USA) with 20 crew on board, was enroute at FL380 about 220nm westsouthwest of Shannon (Ireland) about to enter Oceanic Airspace when the crew entered a hold to work on a problem. After about an hour the […]

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 […]