Archive for January 20th, 2012

Impaired Passenger Threatens Cockpit

Friday, January 20th, 2012

What: Avianca en route from Costa Rica to Medellin Where: Medellin When: January 19, 2012 Who: unruly passenger Why: The flight was en route when a disruptive passenger disturbed the flight, attempting to breach the cockpit. He was restrained by fellow passengers. After landing at Jose Maria Cordova the disruptive passenger was taken into... »

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Hydraulic Failure, Emergency Landing in Elmira

Friday, January 20th, 2012
Hydraulic Failure, Emergency Landing in Elmira

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Jehan M. Ghouse What: Delta Airlines/Pinnacle Airlines Canadair CRJ-200 en route from Wilkes-Barre,PA to Detroit,MI Where: Elmira When: Jan 19th 2012 Who: 41 passengers and 3 crew Why: After takeoff, the flight developed hydraulic issues. Pilots diverted to Elmira. However, the hydraulic problem was... »

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Brussels Airlines Engine Failure over Senegal

Friday, January 20th, 2012
Brussels Airlines Engine Failure over Senegal

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Pieter-Jan Van De Vijver What: Brussels Airlines Airbus A330-300 en route from Banjul (Gambia) to Brussels Where: Dakar When: Jan 18th 2012 Who: 240 passengers Why: While en route, the plane developed engine problems. There’s no indication if the engine was shut down, but... »

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Airbus Sticky Gear over St. Petersburg

Friday, January 20th, 2012
Airbus Sticky Gear over St. Petersburg

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Gergely Molnar What: Rossiya Airbus A320-200 en route from St. Petersburg to Ekaterinburg Russia Where: St. Petersburg When: Jan 20th 2012 Why: On takeoff, the main gear failed to retract. Pilots returned to St. Petersburg and made a safe landing. A replacement jet was... »

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