Archive for March 7th, 2017

Lufthansa Plane Diverts to Munich due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
Lufthansa Plane Diverts to Munich due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Lufthansa flight LH-758 made an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on March 6th. The Airbus A340-300 plane en-route from Frankfurt, Germany, to Chennai, India, was diverted due to a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed uneventfully. All 162 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

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Air Astana Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Bleed Air Problem

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
Air Astana Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Bleed Air Problem

Air Astana flight KC-881 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Aktobe, Kazakhstan, on March 5th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Almaty to Uralsk, Kazakhstan, was diverted after the crew reported a bleed air problem. The plane landed safely. There were 71 passengers and 6 crew members aboard at the time;... »

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American Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strikes

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
American Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strikes

American Airlines flight AA-721 made a safe landing following bird strikes near Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, on March 5th. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Charlotte, North Carolina, was on final approach when the left engine ingested several birds. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

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SpiceJet Flight Diverts to Hyderabad due to Foul Odor from Lavatory

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
SpiceJet Flight Diverts to Hyderabad due to Foul Odor from Lavatory

SpiceJet flight SG-192 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Hyderabad, India, on March 5th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Bangalore to Delhi, India, was diverted due to a foul odor coming from a lavatory. The plane landed safely. All 188 passengers and 6 crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

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RSS Plane Crash News

  • Iran Plane Crash: Passenger plane goes down in southern Iran
    Bad weather and tough terrain are hampering search efforts for an Iranian airliner that crashed on Sunday. The Aseman Airlines flight was flying from Tehran ...
  • Iranian Rescue Teams Reach the Site of the Plane Crash That Likely Killed All 65 People on Board
    (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran's Press TV is reporting that search and rescue teams have reached the site of the plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board.The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on Sunday in foggy weather, ...
  • Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. An Iranian commercial plane crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said ...
  • Aseman Airlines plane crash kills 66 in central Iran
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has ordered an investigation into a plane crash that killed 66 people. The Aseman Airlines jet disappeared from radar 50 minu...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down near the town of Semirom shortly after taking o...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down shortly after taking off from Tehran. All on board are feared dead. Joel Labi reports.
  • Iran plane crash: Agonising wait continues for relatives
    Relatives of 66 people who were on board a plane that crashed in Iran are desperately waiting for any news, as a search operation is set to resume. The Aseman Airlines passenger plane came down in the Zagros mountains on Sunday, and all those on board are feared to have been killed. Heavy wind ...
  • All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran
    TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on ...
  • 65 People Feared Dead After Plane Crash In Iran
    State media reports an Aseman Airlines passenger plane crashed Sunday about an hour after takeoff and that all 65 people on board might be dead.
  • No survivors after Wyoming plane crash
    EVANSTON, Wyo. - The Federal Aviation Administration and NTSB are investigating after a small plane crashed near Evanston at 3:07pm on Sunday. There's no word as to how many people were on board at the time, but officials said there are no survivors. According to the Uinta County Wyoming ...

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  • (10 of 10) The crash site is about 16 miles west, northwest of the airport. The final radio contact prior to the c… https://t.co/vfcxme8KFW
    about 12 hours ago
  • (9 of 10) Plane crashed on a mountain. The airport is in a valley. The charts https://t.co/oQHwWZOpte
    about 12 hours ago
  • (8 of 10) Wikipedia already has a site up on the crash, but the crash will be under official investigation for a… https://t.co/DjSQVYhgSP
    about 12 hours ago
  • (7 of 10) A drone was sent over the mountain range to look for wreckage plus there were crews trying to reach the crash site on foot.
    about 12 hours ago
  • (6 of 10) Weather hampered recovery efforts. Fog and a blizzard prevented local helicopter support. Aseman airline… https://t.co/FBdxVdN84N
    about 12 hours ago