Archive for January 10th, 2012

Air India Bomb Threat

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

What: Air India Airbus A319-100 en route from Mumbai to Delhi Where: Delhi When: Jan 10th 2012 Who: 117 passengers and 6 crew Why: While the plane was en route, an anonymous caller told Air India that someone aboard had a bomb in their luggage. The flight was nearing Delhi anyway, so ATC directed... »

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Small Ontario Community Devastated by North Spirit Lake Plane Crash Killing 4 of 5 aboard

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012
Small Ontario Community Devastated by North Spirit Lake Plane Crash Killing 4 of 5 aboard

What: Keystone Air Service Ltd.Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain en route from Winnipeg to Manitoba. Where: North Spirit Lake reserve, Ontario Canada When: Jan 10, 2012, 10:00 a.m. Who: 5 aboard, 4 fatalities Why: The Keystone Air Service two engines propellor driven aircraft went down half a mile from North Spirit Lake’s gravel runway. THe... »

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Emirates Flight Hits Landing Gear/ Gear Door snag

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012
Emirates Flight Hits Landing Gear/ Gear Door snag

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer What: Emirates Airlines Airbus A340-500 en route from Cape Town to Dubai Where: Capetown When: Jan 4 2012 1.55pm Who: 243 passengers Why: After takeoff, the gear did not retract and (as was observed) the gear doors remained open. We presume the pilots did... »

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Cirrus Ocean Crash, Birmingham Couple in Dramatic Bahama Ocean Rescue

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012
Cirrus Ocean Crash, Birmingham Couple in Dramatic Bahama Ocean Rescue

photographer mike holten What: M & W Aviation LLC Cirrus SR22 GTS en route from Kendall-Tamiami Executive to Port au Prince Where: Off the coast of Andros, Bahamas When: Jan 7 2012, 1 pm Who: 2 aboard, no fatalities Why: After the Cirrus engine failed, a father and daughter from Birmingham Alabama on a... »

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Tam Turboprop Landing Gear Fails, Belly Landing in Bolivia

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012
Tam Turboprop Landing Gear Fails, Belly Landing in Bolivia

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Propfreak What: TAM Bolivia Xian MA-60 en route from Riberalta to Guayaramerin, Bolivia Where: Guayaramerin When: Jan 9th 2012 Who: 16 passengers, 5 crew Why: On landing, the plane’s landing gear would not lower. Pilots had to perform a belly landing in Guayaramerin. (In... »

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