Category: Accidents & Incidents

EgyptAir Flight MS804 to Cairo Disappears From Radar

Reading Time: 20 minutes EgyptAir flight heading from Paris to Cairo has disappeared from radar with 66 people on board, the airline reports. EgyptAir has confirmed that flight 804, traveling from Paris to Cairo, has disappeared with 56 passengers and 10 crew members on board. May 23 – 14:00 [UTC+1]:The pilot of the doomed EgyptAir flight spoke to air […]

Azerbaijan Silk Way Cargo Plane Crash in Afghanistan – Seven Killed

Reading Time: < 1 minute A cargo plane of Azerbaijani Silk Way company crashed in Afghanistan, killing seven out of nine people on board, according to preliminary information, Azerbaijani Report News Agency said. A cargo plane of Azerbaijani Silk Way company crashed in Afghanistan, killing seven out of nine people on board, according to preliminary information. Two Ukrainian crew members […]

Kalitta B744 At Leipzig Dropped Gear Door On Final Approach

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Kalitta Air Boeing 747-400 freighter performing freight flight from Delhi to Leipzig, was on final approach to Leipzig-Schkeuditz International Airport, when the aircraft lost a large part of its undercarriage. The flight was able to continue the approach and made a safe landing. According to avherald.com, Kalitta Air flight was on approach at Leipzig-Schkeuditz […]

Lufthansa Airbus A330-300 Damaged On Landing At Mumbai

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Lufthansa Airbus A330-300, registration D-AIKR performing flight LH-764 from Munich, Germany to Mumbai, India with 163 passengers, landed on Mumbai’s runway 27 but burst both left and right main gear tyres (4 tyres in total) and became disabled on the runway about abeam taxiway S7 approximately 1830 meters/6000 feet past the runway threshold. The […]

British Airways Airbus A380 Lands With Square Tire

Reading Time: < 1 minute A British Airways Airbus A380 aircraft which took of from Hong Kong, landed at London Heathrow Airport with a square tire. The aircraft, an Airbus A380, registration G-XLEB, was performing flight BA32. According to AvHerald, the crew received a tyre pressure indication after reaching top of climb. Checking flightradar24 data, it is seen that the […]

Delta Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Engine Cover Falls Off

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Delta flight from Atlanta to Chicago made an emergency landing at the Nashville International Airport following an engine-related issue, an airline spokesman said. Flight 765, carrying 109 passengers and a crew, landed in Nashville after one of the Boeing 717’s two engine’s outermost covering, or cowling, fell off on the aircraft’s starboard side during […]

Three Dead in Small Plane Crash in Long Island Neighborhood

Reading Time: < 1 minute Officials say three people are dead after a small plane broke up mid-flight, scattering debris across a residential Long Island neighborhood. National Transportation Safety Board investigator Robert Gretz says the pilot of the Beech BE-35 aircraft reported an issue with his instrument panel before the plane went down in Syosset Tuesday afternoon. Gretz says two […]

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad: 31 Injured By Severe Turbulence In Asia

Reading Time: < 1 minute The United Arab Emirates’ national airline says several passengers were injured when one of its flights encountered sudden turbulence as it prepared to land in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta. Etihad Airways said on Wednesday that flight EY474 from its hub in Abu Dhabi was hit by “severe and unexpected turbulence” about 45 minutes before landing […]

Mid-Air Emergency Forces American Airlines Flight Back to Heathrow

Reading Time: < 1 minute AN American Airlines flight on its way to Miami has had to fly back to London after declaring a mid-air emergency. Flight AA57 turned around over the English Channel and has flown back to London Heathrow. The emergency appears to have been caused by a “maintenance issue” and the flight landed back in the English […]

Turkish Airlines Flight TK1019 Goes Off Runway at Pristina Airport in Kosovo

Reading Time: < 1 minute Turkish Airways Flight 1019 has gone off the runway while landing at Pristina International Airport in the capital of Kosovo, officials and witnesses say. There were no immediate reports of injuries. The incident happened on early Monday evening when Flight 1019, which is a Boeing 737-800, attempted to land at Pristina International Airport. The aircraft […]