Category: Accidents & Incidents

Flight Attendant Injured on American Airlines Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, performing flight from San Jose (Costa Rica) to Miami (USA), experienced severe turbulence which injured flight attendant. Aircraft was enroute at FL380 when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing a serious injury to a flight attendant. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Miami’s runway 08R. The flight attendant […]

American Airlines Boeing 737 Reports Smoke in the Cabin

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Miami to Newark (USA) with 149 passengers and 5 crew, reported smoke in the cabin. Aircraft was climbing out of Miami’s runway 26L when the crew declared emergency reporting smoke in the cabin and stopped the climb at about 8000 feet. The aircraft returned to Miami for a […]

Aeroflot Airbus A320 Reports Smoke in the Cockpit

Reading Time: 1 minute An Aeroflot Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Belgrade (Serbia) to Moscow Sheremetyevo (Russia) with 99 passengers, reported smoke in the cockpit. Aircraft was climbing through FL300 out of Belgrade when the crew detected smoke and a burning odour in the cocpit, cabin crew also reported smoke and a burning odour in the forward section of the […]

United Boeing 767 Rejects Take-off Due to Bird Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute A United Boeing 767-300, performing flight from Geneva (Switzerland) to Newark (USA), rejected take-off due to bird strike. Aircraft was accelerating for take-off from Geneva’s runway 05 when the crew rejected take-off at high speed (about 130 knots over ground) following a bird strike into one of the engines (PW4060). The aircraft slowed safely, vacated the […]

Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Skids off Runway

Reading Time: 1 minute A Japan Airlines Boeing 787, performing a flight from New Delhi with 201 passengers and crew on board, skidded off the runway at Narita airport, an international airport serving the Greater Tokyo Area of Japan. No injuries were reported, although the airport was forced to temporarily close one of its runways. The reason of the […]

Southern Air Boeing 737-400 Reports Hydraulic Failure

Reading Time: 1 minute A Southern Air Boeing 737-400 freighter, performing flight from Salt Lake City to Cincinnati (USA) with 3 crew, reported hydraulic failure. Aircraft was descending towards Cincinnati’s Northern Kentucky Airport when the crew declared emergency reporting a hydraulic failure. The crew advised they wanted to continue the approach to runway 27 and landed safely on runway 27 […]

JetBlue Airbus A320 Reports Fumes on Board

Reading Time: 1 minute A Jetblue Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Orlando to New York La Guardia (USA) with 88 people on board, reported fumes on board. Aircraft was climbing through about FL360 when the crew stopped the climb (maximum about FL368) reporting fumes in the cockpit. The aircraft returned to Orlando for a safe landing on runway 36R about […]

Air India Airbus A321 Reports Damage to Underside of the Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute An Air India Airbus A321-200, performing flight from Tirupati to Hyderabad (India), foreign object caused damage during departure. Aircraft departed Tirupati’s runway 26 and continued to Hyderabad, where the aircraft landed safely on runway 09R about one hour after departure. A post flight inspection revealed substantial damage to the underside of the aircraft including penetration of […]

Ryanair Boeing 737 Gear Strut Penetrates Wing During Retraction

Reading Time: 1 minute A Ryanair Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Frankfurt Hahn (Germany) to Bari (Italy), gear strut penetrated wing during retraction. Aircraft was climbing out of Hahn Airport’s runway 21 when the crew selected the gear up but did not receive indication the gear came up properly. The crew stopped the climb at FL100 and returned to Frankfurt […]

Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A330 Experiences Runway Incursion

Reading Time: 1 minute A Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A330-200, performing flight from Tokyo Haneda (Japan) to Honolulu (USA), experienced runway incursion. Aircraft was taxiing for departure in contact with ground control. The aircraft was assigned runway 16L for departure and was cleared to taxi via taxiway B to hold short of taxiway B-7 (runway 22 was active for landing traffic). […]