Archive for April 17th, 2017

HK Express Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Osaka

Monday, April 17th, 2017
HK Express Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Osaka

Hong Kong Express Airways flight UO-1845 had to return for an emergency landing in Osaka, Japan, on April 15th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Hong Kong, China, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. There were 194 people aboard... »

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Alitalia Flight Rejects Takeoff due to Bird Strike

Monday, April 17th, 2017
Alitalia Flight Rejects Takeoff due to Bird Strike

Alitalia flight AZ-111 had to reject takeoff from Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 15th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Rome Fiumicino Airport, Italy, when the crew rejected takeoff due to a bird strike. The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

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Thomas Cook Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Manchester

Monday, April 17th, 2017
Thomas Cook Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Manchester

Thomas Cook Airlines flight MT-2718 had to return and make an emergency landing in Manchester, England, on April 15th. The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Las Vegas, Nevada, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a suspected fuel leak. The plane landed back safely. All 283 people aboard remained unharmed. The airline... »

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Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Rio de Janeiro

Monday, April 17th, 2017
Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Rio de Janeiro

Air France flight AF-443 had to return and make an emergency landing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on April 14th. The Boeing 777-300 plane took off for Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, but had to turn back after the crew reported issues with the weather radar. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew... »

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RSS Plane Crash News

  • Light plane crash at Redcliffe airport
    Emergency crews have rushed to Redcliffe Airport after a light plane crashed into a ditch this morning. 9NEWS understands the pilot does not have significant injuries after the aircraft crashed about 50m to the side of the airstrip north of Brisbane. It is not known if there was a passenger on board the ...
  • Kathmandu Plane Crash: Question over Nepal's probe
    US-Bangla Airlines yesterday raised questions over the primary investigation report of the Nepalese authorities on the March 12 crash of its plane at Kathmandu airport that killed 51, 27 of them Bangladeshis. The airlines also renewed its pledge to maintain high safety standards, 10 days after Nepal's ...
  • Surving a plane crash
    After air accidents, survivors grapple with flying again. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2HhQG56.
  • Deadliest plane crash in Algerian history kills 257
    Algeria suffered its deadliest plane crash in history on April 11, killing at least 257 people and leaving few survivors, according to CNN. Algeria suffered its deadliest plane ... This is the second disastrous plane crash to strike the north African nation in the last four years. In July 2014, a Hercules C-130 ...
  • Plane crash 2018
    Plane crash 2018. Info. Shopping. Tap to unmute. If playback doesn't begin shortly, try restarting your device. Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video. Share. Include playlist. An error occurred ...
  • UPDATE: PILOT IN CRASH AT COLLEGEDALE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT IDENTIFIED
    The pilot killed in the crash of an experimental one-seater plane at the Collegedale Municipal Airport in Hamilton County Friday (April 20, 2018) has been identified. Officials say 62-year-old Robert Gillisse of Ooltewah frequently used the Collegedale airport. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
  • Video shows panic as window falls off due to turbulence during packed Air India flight
    This is horrifying moment a flight attendant tries to fix a window panel which has fallen off during a packed flight – less than 24 hours after a woman died when she was sucked through a plane window. The footage shows the aftermath of severe turbulence which had caused the frame to come loose and ...
  • Window pane of an Air India fight comes off mid-air: How airlines play with passenger safety
    The accident comes close on the heels of the fatal Nepal plane crash in which 49 passengers died when the a US-Bangla plane crash-landed onto the field near the runway at Tribhuvan International Airport. The Air India incident is being considered as a “freak kind of severe turbulence”, which lasted for ...
  • 'There is a VERY high likelihood there are still spies here': Espionage expert says Australia will ...
    Assad is known to be a close ally of the Russian president Vladimir Putin. Mr Logvinov also denied Russian involvement in the MH17 plane crash, which killed 298 people including 38 Australians. He said he was sorry for the loss of life but described the victims as 'muppets' in a 'dirty political game'.
  • US-Bangla finds 'inconsistencies' in Nepal's plane crash probe report
    Reading out the statement, Asif said: “In the report, it was claimed that the authorities concerned of Nepal started extinguishing the fire two minutes after the plane crash, but after speaking to witnesses and injured victims, we learnt that the number of causalities could have been lower had the Nepal ...

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  • Kathmandu Plane Crash: Questions over Nepal's probe https://t.co/1i2gcTVjYa via @dailystarnews
    about 6 hours ago
  • Report pegs pilot error for nearly 75 percent of Idaho plane crashes https://t.co/LJQ6N8zOp9
    about 6 hours ago
  • Dragon Boat Accident in China Leaves 17 Dead https://t.co/tvvHWpIQAd
    about 8 hours ago
  • Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cabin Pressure Problems https://t.co/r5Ky5BMaSn
    about 9 hours ago
  • World Atlantic Airways Plane Suffers Gear Collapse at Alexandria International Airport https://t.co/u97OX93CSX
    about 9 hours ago