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Air Algerie Plane Flown by Child makes Safe landing in Algeria

Sunday, July 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Algerie Plane Flown by Child makes Safe landing in Algeria

Air Algerie flight AH-6212 made a safe landing at Ain Arnat Airport, Algeria, on July 26th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A flying from Algiers, Algeria, was about to depart when the captain invited an orphan child to assist in flying. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Air Tahiti Plane Diverts to Raiatea due to Smoke on Board

Thursday, July 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Tahiti Plane Diverts to Raiatea due to Smoke on Board

Air Tahiti flight VT-418 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Raiatea Airport, French Polynesia, on July 24th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A flying from Bora Bora to Papeete in French Polynesia had to divert due to smoke on board. The plane landed safely. All 60 passengers and 4 crew members... »

NAM Air Plane Returns to Indonesia after Engine Shut Down

Sunday, July 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
NAM Air Plane Returns to Indonesia after Engine Shut Down

NAM Air flight IN-750 had to return and make an emergency landing at Nabire Airport, Papua, Indonesia, on July 20th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A flying to Biak, Indonesia, had to return because the crew had to shut one of its engines down. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article... »

MAP Linhas Aereas Plane makes Safe Landing in Brazil after Unusual Drag

Thursday, July 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
MAP Linhas Aereas Plane makes Safe Landing in Brazil after Unusual Drag

MAP Linhas Aereas flight PAM-5952 made a safe landing at Val de Cans International Airport, Belem, Brazil, on July 4th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-300 flying from Altamira, Brazil, was about to land when the crew observed an unusual drag. The plane landed safely. All 24 passengers and 4 crew members remained unhurt.... »

Mount Cook Airlines Plane Returns to New Zealand due to Technical Issue

Friday, May 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Mount Cook Airlines Plane Returns to New Zealand due to Technical Issue

Mount Cook Airlines flight NZ-5184 had to return and make an emergency landing at Christchurch International Airport, Christchurch, New Zealand, on May 11th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, flying on behalf of ANZ Air New Zealand towards Palmerston North, New Zealand, had to return due to a technical issue. The plane landed safely.... »

Azul Linhas Aereas Plane makes Safe Landing in Brazil after Smoke in Cabin

Thursday, May 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Azul Linhas Aereas Plane makes Safe Landing in Brazil after Smoke in Cabin

Azul Linhas Aereas flight AD-4966 made a safe emergency landing at Aeroporto de Uberlândia – Tenente Coronel Aviador César Bombonato, Brazil, on May 9th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A flying from Sao Paulo, Brazil, was about to reach the destination when crew noticed smoke in its cabin. The plane landed safely. No injuries... »

Wings Abadi Plane Veers off Runway in Indonesia due to Rain

Tuesday, December 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
Wings Abadi Plane Veers off Runway in Indonesia due to Rain

Wings Abadi flight IW-1896 veered off the runway at Achmad Yani International Airport, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia, on December 25th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A flying from Bandung landed safely on the runway but veered off and came to a stop with its right main gear collapsed. The aircraft received substantial damage. No... »

PIA Plane Crashes in Pakistan; 48 Feared Dead

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
PIA Plane Crashes in Pakistan; 48 Feared Dead

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-661 crashed in Havelian, near Abbottabad, Pakistan, at around 4:45 pm on December 7. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-500 flying from Chitral to Islamabad, Pakistan, crashed due to the failure of its left engine. The plane had lost control with the radar shortly before it hit the ground. The... »

Jet Time Plane makes Safe Landing in Denmark after Pilot Feeling Sick

Saturday, September 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
Jet Time Plane makes Safe Landing in Denmark after Pilot Feeling Sick

Jet Time flight SK-1289 made a safe landing at Billund Airport, Billund, Denmark, on July 31st. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A flying from Copenhagen, Denmark, was mid-air when its first officer started feeling sick and developed cold sweat. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Airlinair Plane makes Emergency landing in France due to Weather Radar Malfunction

Sunday, June 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
Airlinair Plane makes Emergency landing in France due to Weather Radar Malfunction

Airlinair flight A5-4078 had to return and make an emergency landing at Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport, France, on June 24th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, en-route to Pau, France, had to return due to a malfunction of its weather radar. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

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