Category: Accidents & Investigations

Watch Flybe Dash8 Crash Landing at Amsterdam Schiphol

A Flybe de Havilland Dash 8-400 performing flight from Edinburgh, SC (UK) to Amsterdam (Netherlands) with 59 people on board, landed on Amsterdam’s runway 22 but came to a stop on the runway with the right main gear collapsed. The crew declared Mayday, Mayday, Mayday reporting the gear had collapsed, they were evacuating onto the […]

LATAM Brazil A320 at Sao Paulo Rejected Takeoff Due to Engine Failure

A LATAM Airlines Brasil Airbus A320-200, registration PT-MZY performing flight JJ-3264 from Sao Paulo Congonhas,SP to Belo Horizonte,MG (Brazil) with 131 passengers and 6 crew, was accelerating the engines for takeoff from Congonhas Airport’s runway 17R at about 18:48L (21:48Z) when the right hand engine (V2527) failed after about 3 seconds and an engine fire […]

United B739 at Chicago O’Hare Rejected To Takeoff

A United Boeing 737-900, registration N63890 performing flight UA-306 from Chicago O’Hare,IL to Fort Myers,FL (USA) with 150 passengers and 6 crew, was accelerating for takeoff from runway 10L when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed. The aircraft came to a stop on the runway about 2100 meters/6900 feet down the runway, both left […]

Plane Crash Into Australian Shopping Mall Kills Five

A pilot and four American passengers were killed on Tuesday when a small plane crashed in to the roof of a shopping mall after taking off from an airfield outside Melbourne, police said. The twin-turboprop Beechcraft King Air plane suffered an engine failure and crashed into the mall near the end of the runway at […]

The Most Deadly Plane Crashes In Aviation History

Probably you will admit that today air travel has become affordable for almost everyone and the aircraft manufacturers are doing everything to meet the growing demand and make our flights as safe as possible. Unfortunately, since the first flight in 1903, the history of air travel has counted more than 1000 deadly accidents. Even taking […]

Watch German Typhoons Intercept a Jet Airways 777 Over Cologne

When passenger aircraft go unresponsive and they don’t communicate with air traffic controllers, especially in the wake of the 9/11 attacks in the United States, defense officials get worried, and understandably so. The typical response is usually a pair of fighter aircraft, armed with a light air-to-air combat payload. In this video, you’ll get to […]

Etihad Flight Diverted To Military Base Following Security Threat

A flight from Dublin to Abu Dhabi had to be diverted to military airbase due to a security threat onboard the aircraft. The Etihad Airways flight EY042 was diverted to Al Minhad Air Base outside of Dubai following a security alert. Passengers underwent security screening, as did all luggage on board. The aircraft was also […]

Egyptian Ministry Refers To Airbus Crash As Sabotage

Egypt’s foreign ministry has described the crash of a Russian-operated Airbus out of Sharm el-Sheikh as having resulted from a deliberate attack. Investigators in Egypt have yet to give the results of their inquiry into the loss of the MetroJet A321 over Sinai on 31 October 2015. But the ministry, in a statement underlining the […]

RAF Jets Escort Pakistan Airlines Flight to London

Royal Air Force fighter jets escorted a Pakistani civilian airliner to Stansted Airport near London after a passenger became disruptive, police and the British military said. The air force said RAF Typhoon jets were launched from an eastern England air base Tuesday afternoon, and that the plane “was intercepted and safely escorted to Stansted Airport,” […]

Wrong Turn Forced LOT Flight To Wait For Taxiway Painters

Polish investigators have detailed a bizarre incident in which a LOT Embraer 170 was obstructed by taxiway painting work at Warsaw’s Chopin airport after vacating the runway at the wrong exit. After being given landing clearance, the aircraft, arriving from Amsterdam, was instructed to leave the runway either through taxiway A4 or taxiway L, which […]