Archive for April 10th, 2017

Mount Cook Airlines Flight Diverts to Palmerston North, New Zealand

Monday, April 10th, 2017
Mount Cook Airlines Flight Diverts to Palmerston North, New Zealand

Mount Cook Airlines flight NZ-5075 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Palmerston North, New Zealand, on April 9th. The plane heading from Auckland to Nelson, New Zealand, was diverted due to an issue with the landing gear. The plane landed safely. All 64 passengers and 5 crew members remained safe. Download... »

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Bird-Hit Indigo Airlines Flight Returns to Raipur, India

Monday, April 10th, 2017
Bird-Hit Indigo Airlines Flight Returns to Raipur, India

Indigo Airlines flight 6E-252 made an emergency landing in Raipur, India, on April 9th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Kolkata, India, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed back uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers. Download article as... »

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Mango Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cape Town

Monday, April 10th, 2017
Mango Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cape Town

Mango Airlines flight JE-348 had to return for an emergency landing in Cape Town, South Africa, on April 9th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Durban, South Africa, but had to turn back after a pelican hit it. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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Fedex Flight Returns to Milwaukee After Bird Strike

Monday, April 10th, 2017
Fedex Flight Returns to Milwaukee After Bird Strike

Fedex Federal Express flight FX-2415 had to return and make an emergency landing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on April 8th. The Airbus A300-600 plane took off for Appleton, Wisconsin, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. There were 2 crew members aboard at the time; both... »

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  • Flight requests clearance for landing after declaring 'emergency' https://t.co/wKl9N2gBD7
    about 2 hours ago
  • #FAA What might happen if a drone hits a person on the ground? https://t.co/05aFX316Pv
    about 8 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Aircraft impacts open field in Harmon County Hollis, Oklahoma. Substantial damage pilot fatality. https://t.co/KYC2SK3Aw7
    about 9 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Pilotleasing craft experienced a loss of the left main landing gear wheel on departure from Belize. Diverted to Sarasota
    about 9 hours ago
  • @Aviationsafety Delta Air Lines DL188 returned to land at Beijing Capital International Airport in China after suff… https://t.co/k5kafh2hz8
    about 9 hours ago