Category: Accidents & Incidents

Ethiopian Boeing 787 Suffered Nosegear Collapse at Addis Ababa

Reading Time: 1 minute Whilst stationary, the nosegear of an Ethiopian 787 collapsed at Addis Ababa Airport, injuring one cabin attendant. Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 702 to Rome just completed bording whilst parking at its stand on the tarmac at Addis Ababa Bole Intl Airport, when (around 21:00L) the nosegear suddenly gave way. The airliner tilted down until it […]

SpiceJet Plane Takes Off Without Tyre But Lands Safely

Reading Time: 1 minute A plane operated by low-cost Indian airline SpiceJet lost a tyre while taking off from Bengaluru on Tuesday, but managed to land safely at its scheduled destination, Kolkata. The airplane had 211 passengers on board, including seven crew members. Ground staff at the Bengaluru airport saw the remains of the burst tyre after takeoff at […]

Su-25 Fighter Jet Crashes in Russia’s South, Pilot Dies

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Russian Su-25 warplane crashed while performing a training flight in Stavropol Territory, the south of Russia, at 19:23 Moscow time on Monday, the Russian Defense Ministry’s press service said, according to Russian news agency RIA Novosti. The jet was carrying no weapons and crashed in a non-populated area not far from the Budennovsk airfield, […]

Asia Pacific Boeing 727-200F Made Gear-Up Landing at Guam

Reading Time: 1 minute The Boeing 727 made a nose gear-up landing at Guam Airport following in inflight meachnical fault. All three cremembers remained unhurt. Asia Pacific flight MGE 425 was on a training flight, taking-off from Guam Airport at 13:08L. Soon after take-off the pilots received indication about a fault in the nosegear system, discontinued further climb and […]

Small Plane With 11 People on Board Crashes in Nepal

Reading Time: 1 minute Two people, the pilot and co-pilot, of a small plane carrying 9 passengers are feared to have been killed when it crash landed in Kalikot district of western Nepal on Friday afternoon. The single engine aircraft belonging to Air Kasthmandap was on its way from Nepaganj to Jumla when it crashed at Chilkhaya village. This […]

Tara Air Twin Otter Crashed in Myagdi District, Nepal

Reading Time: 1 minute Carrying 23 people, the propeller aircraft went missing on a scheduled flight from Pokhara. Reportedly the wreckage was found in jungle in Mygdi District. The DHC-6 Twin Otter plane went mssing after the pilots failed to respond to air traffic control transmissing about 15 minuts after the flight took off from Pokhara airfield. The flight […]

Small Planet Airbus A320 Off Runway at Birmingham

Reading Time: 2 minutes After landing, the A320 veered off the taxiway coming to rest on the grass at Birmingham-Intl Airport, UK. The Airbus A320 landed normally on runway 33 at Birmingham-Intl Airport, UK, and taxied back to the terminal via taxiway „Bravo“, when directional control was somehow lost. Just after the intersection, the A320 departed the taxiway „Alpha“ […]

Tropical Cyclone Winston Prompts Fiji Airways To Cancel Flights

Reading Time: 2 minutes Fiji Airways and its domestic unit Fiji Link have cancelled scores of flights and changed the departure times of others in response to Tropical Cyclone Winston. In terms of its Australian operations, Saturday’s FJ910 Sydney-Nadi and FJ915 Nadi-Sydney flights have been cancelled, as well as FJ930 from Melbourne to Nadi and the FJ922 Brisbane-Nadi service. […]

AA B738 and WN B737 Planes In Ground Collision At Detroit

Reading Time: 1 minute Both aircraft received damage in a ground collision at Detroit-Metropolitan Airport. All persons inide both aircraft remained unhurt. In pre-dawn darkness and light snowfall, American flight 1241 was to taxi to its de-icing position on the de-icng pad next to the northern end of runway 21R, when its right winglet came in contact with the […]

GOL Boeing 737-800 Damaged By Fire At Brasilia

Reading Time: 1 minute The 737 received damage damaged by an engine fire during push-back at Brasilia Airport with 145 people on board. During push-back from the gate, flames were seen coming out of the right engine (CFM56) exhaust pipe. The heat of the fire resulted in unspecified heat damage to the right fire of the fuselage leaving at least […]