Category: Accidents & Incidents

DHL Boeing 737 Crashed After Overshooting Bergamo Airport Runway

Reading Time: < 1 minute The cargo plane, a Boeing 737 belonging to DHL couriers, crashed after landing in apparent bad weather. A cargo plane has overshot the runway at Bergamo’s Orio al Serio international airport and crashed into a road. The airport in Italy’s Lombardy region was temporarily closed after the incident which happened at 4am Friday morning. Dramatic pictures […]

Indian Air Force Jet Crashes in Kalaikunda During Take-Off

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Indian Air Force (IAF) jet has crashed after developing a snag during take-off at the Kalaikunda Air Force Station located at Kharagpur in West Bengal. Both pilots safely ejected from the Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer (Hawk AJT). The IAF has ordered a court of inquiry into the incident. A Hawk AJT plane had earlier […]

WestJet Flight Forced to Land in Thunder Bay Following a Threat

Reading Time: < 1 minute WestJet says one of its flights had to be diverted Wednesday night following a threat. The airline says flight WS142 from Vancouver to Ottawa was forced to land at Thunder Bay just before 11 p.m. after receiving a “non-specific and non-credible” threat. “At the request of Transport Canada, #WS142 diverted to Thunder Bay, where it […]

Mid-air Crash Between Two Indigo Aircrafts Averted

Reading Time: < 1 minute Two Indigo aircraft miraculously escaped colliding with one another over Guwahati, leaving some passengers and crew members shaken and needing medical aid. At least four passengers and two cabin crew were shaken by the near disaster, a spokesman for Indigo Airlines said. The passengers complained of giddiness while the cabin crew needed first aid. The […]

Warning Light Turns Back Qantas A380 Flight from Sydney to Dubai

Reading Time: < 1 minute Qantas flight from Sydney to Dubai has been turned around an hour into its trip. The aircraft’s cabin heating systems registered an error forcing the A380 to return to Sydney International Airport shortly after departing at 4pm. A Qantas spokesman said the pilots were alerted by a flashing “warning light” on the dashboard about 5pm. […]

Emirates Boeing 777 Crashlands at Dubai DXB Airport

Reading Time: 1 minute Dubai International Airport has closed until further notice after an Emirates Airline flight crash landed and burst into flames. Footage of the incident showed a tower of flames bursting from the front of the aircraft with plumes of thick smoke pouring from its upper section. Emirates EK521 had travelled from the southern Indian city of […]

Bomb Threat: Passengers Evacuated From AirAsia Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute A bomb threat onboard a AirAsia flight at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) forced the evacuation of passengers from the aircraft. AirAsia, in a statement today, confirmed that flight AK423 bound for Banda Acheh, Indonesia, from klia2 was grounded for security check following a disruptive guest onboard the flight. “As a precautionary measure, […]

3 Volcanoes Erupt, Disrupting Some Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute Eruptions at three volcanoes in Indonesia have darkened skies in parts of the archipelago and disrupted some flights. Mount Rinjani in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, the Sinabung volcano in North Sumatra and Mount Gamalama in Ternate, North Maluku have all erupted in the past couple of days. No one has been injured, but flights at […]

Delta Plane Blows Tire After Landing at LaGuardia Airport

Reading Time: < 1 minute Passengers on a Delta flight had a scare Monday afternoon after one of the plane’s tires blew out at LaGuardia Airport. The FAA reports Delta flight 2143 landed safely just before 3 p.m. The plane, which arrived from Tampa, then reported a blown tire. Passengers were removed from the plane and bussed to the terminal. […]

Executive Jet Crashes In South Brazil, Killing 8

Reading Time: < 1 minute Eight people were killed when an executive jet crashed into an industrial warehouse in southern Brazil, barely missing a nearby church holding service. The twin-engine Piper Navajo jet crashed onto the facility belonging to the Excellence transportation company Sunday night in Cambe, Parana state, hitting a bus and exploding on impact. Local residents who witnessed […]