Archive for March 2nd, 2017

At Least 6 Injured After Karachi-Bound Air Arabia Flight Encounters Turbulence

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
At Least 6 Injured After Karachi-Bound Air Arabia Flight Encounters Turbulence

Air Arabia flight G9-545 encountered clear air turbulence near Karachi, Pakistan, on February 28th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, was descending toward Karachi when it was hit by turbulence that injured at least 6 people. The plane continued for a safe landing. The injured were treated at the airport.... »

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American Airlines Plane Diverts to Jacksonville After Hydraulic Failure

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
American Airlines Plane Diverts to Jacksonville After Hydraulic Failure

American Airlines flight AA-1139 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Jacksonville, Florida, on February 28th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Cancun, Mexico, to John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, was diverted due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed uneventfully. All 154 passengers and 6 crew members remained safe.... »

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Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Spain

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Spain

Lufthansa flight LH-1825 had to return for an emergency landing in Bilbao, Spain, on February 27th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Munich, Germany, but had to turn back due to a cargo door indication. The plane landed safely. There were 109 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed. Download... »

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LATAM Airlines Plane Returns to Ecuador due to Lightning Strike

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
LATAM Airlines Plane Returns to Ecuador due to Lightning Strike

LATAM Airlines flight XL-1730 had to return and make an emergency landing in Guayaquil, Ecuador, on February 27th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Madrid, Spain, but had to return shortly afterwards after it was hit by lightning. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

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  • #Aviationsafety 2 people taking pictures on a runway were fatally struck by the wing of a landing plane. Chinipas Mexico.
    about 12 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety 6 die in Zimbabwe crash. Britten-Norman crashes into mountains.Minister of Transports brother dies.… https://t.co/KLHsdXpSkZ
    about 12 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767 diverts to Kahului over smoke in cabin. Passengers rebooked on another plane.
    about 12 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Birdstrike. LATAM Chile Airbus A321-200 encountered flock at Cordoba. Flight 18 minutes in the air. Safe landing.
    about 12 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Fedex MD-10 Memphis-Montreal could not retract gear after takeoff. Returned to Memphis to make safe landing.
    about 12 hours ago