Archive for April 19th, 2017

THY Turkish Airlines Plane Returns to Turkey after Lightning Strike

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
THY Turkish Airlines Plane Returns to Turkey after Lightning Strike

THY Turkish Airlines flight TK-537 had to return and make an emergency landing at Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Turkey, on April 17. The Boeing 737-900 flying to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, had to return due to a lightning strike. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

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Air Canada Plane makes Emergency Landing Due to Missing Wheel

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
Air Canada Plane makes Emergency Landing Due to Missing Wheel

Air Canada flight AC-864 made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, Longford, England, on April 16th. The Airbus A330-300 flying from Montreal, Canada, had an uneventful flight due to a missing outboard main wheel. The plane landed safely. All 294 people aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

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Hawaiian Airlines Plane Returns to Hawaii due to Engine Problem

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
Hawaiian Airlines Plane Returns to Hawaii due to Engine Problem

Hawaiian Airlines flight HA-43 had to return and make an emergency landing at San Jose International Airport, California, on April 18th. The Boeing 767-300 heading to Honolulu, Hawaii, had to return due to a problem with one of its engines. The plane landed safely. All 252 passengers and 11 crew members remained safe. Download... »

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Air France Plane Rejects Take-off in Martinique due to Smoke from Landing Gear

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
Air France Plane Rejects Take-off in Martinique due to Smoke from Landing Gear

Air France flight AF-4001 rejecting taking-off at Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport, Forte de France, Martinique, France, on April 16th. The Airbus A340-300 en-route to Moscow, Russia, was about to take-off due to smoke emerging from its landing gear. The plane towed to the apron uneventfully. All 266 people aboard remained safe. Download article... »

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    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