Category: Accidents & Incidents

Pilots Hospitalized after Fumes Occur on Board of British Airways A321

Reading Time: 1 minute A British Airways Airbus A321-200, registration G-EUXG performing flight BA-814 from London Heathrow, EN (UK) to Copenhagen (Denmark), was descending towards Copenhagen when the flight crew donned their oxygen masks due to fumes on board. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 22L. Both pilots were taken to a hospital. The return flight […]

Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767 Rejects Take-off

Reading Time: 1 minute An Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-300, registration C-GSCA performing flight RV-1901 from Athens (Greece) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 189 passengers and 9 crew, was accelerating for take-off from Athens’ runway 21L when upon selection of initial thrust the crew noticed a slight yaw. When the engines accelerated to take-off thrust a rumbling noise could be […]

Venezolana Boeing 737 Experiences Engine Failure

Reading Time: 1 minute A Venezolana Boeing 737-200, registration YV502T performing flight VNE-1303 from Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) to Caracas (Venezuela) with 79 people on board, was climbing out of Port of Spain when the left hand engine (JT8D) failed emitting a loud bang. The crew stopped the climb and returned to Port of Spain for a […]

airBaltic Boeing 737 Returns to Riga Amid Smell of Ammonia

Reading Time: 1 minute An airBaltic Boeing 737-300, registration YL-BBJ performing flight BT-495 from Riga (Latvia) to Rijeka (Croatia), was enroute at FL360 about 150nm southwest of Riga when the crew decided to return to Riga due to a smell of ammonia on board. The aircraft landed safely back in Riga about 50 minutes after departure. A number of […]

Westjet Pilot Injured by Laser During Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Westjet Boeing 737-800, registration C-FZRM performing flight WS-1948 from St. John’s,NL (Canada) to Orlando, FL (USA), was descending through 10,000 feet towards Orlando’s International Airport, about to cross above the approach path for Orlando Sanford, when the aircraft was hit by a green laser causing injuries to one of the pilots. The aircraft continued […]

Aeroflot SSJ100: Rejected Take-off due to Hydraulic Failure

Reading Time: 1 minute An Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100-95, registration RA-89102 performing flight SU-1389 from Ulyanovsk to Moscow Sheremetyevo (Russia), was accelerating for take-off from Ulyanovsk’s runway 02 when the crew rejected take-off at low speed (about 40 knots) due to the failure of the #1 hydraulic system. The aircraft slowed safely and returned to the apron. The occurrence […]

Delta Boeing 757 Encounters Bird Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute A Delta Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N727TW performing flight DL-273 from Lisbon (Portugal) to New York JFK,NY (USA) with 164 people on board, was on approach to JFK’s runway 22L when a bird impacted and penetrated the leading edge of the right hand wing. The crew continued for a safe landing on runway 22L maintaining […]

Fuel Truck Runs into Jazz Dash 8-300

Reading Time: 1 minute A Jazz de Havilland Dash 8-300, performing flight QK-8615 from Toronto,ON to Sudbury,ON (Canada) with 50 people on board, had flown to Subbury and had entered a hold due to weather before the crew decided to return to Toronto, where the aircraft landed safely about 2.5 hours after departure. While taxiing to the apron a […]

Myanmar Embraer E190 Lands Without Nose Gear

Reading Time: 1 minute A Myanmar National Airlines Embraer ERJ-190, registration XY-AGQ performing flight UB-103 from Yangon to Mandalay (Myanmar) with 82 passengers and 7 crew, was on approach to Mandalay’s runway 17 when the crew could not extend the nose gear and went around. The crew worked the related checklists, attempted an alternate gear extension, which also could […]

Sukhoi SSJ100 Can Be Grounded only by Aviation Authorities

Reading Time: 1 minute After fatal emergency landing of Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100, which resulted in the aircraft bursting into flames on 5 May, 2019, citizens started signing a petition in favour of the suspension of SSJ100 operations, TASS reports. Reportedly, currently there are over 140,000 signatures. Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed that the Kremlin is aware of the […]