Category: ACCIDENTS & INCIDENTS

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 […]

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 […]