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SA Airlink Plane makes Safe Landing in South Africa after Engine Shut Down

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
SA Airlink Plane makes Safe Landing in South Africa after Engine Shut Down

SA Airlink flight 4Z-8730/SA-8730 made a safe landing at O. R. Tambo International Airport, Gauteng, Johannesburg, South Africa, on May 18th. The Avro RJ-85, en-route from Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, was mid-air when one of its engines emitted a huge bang followed by streak of flames, prompting the crew to shut the engine down. The... »

City Jet Plane Returns to Ireland after Engine Shut Down

Friday, May 20, 2016
By George Hatcher
City Jet Plane Returns to Ireland after Engine Shut Down

City jet flight WX-112/AF-3141 had to return and make an emergency landing at Dublin Airport, Ireland, on May 20th. The Avro RJ-85, en-route to London City, UK, had to return due to low oil pressure. The crew had to shut down one of its engines mid-air. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported.... »

CityJet Plane Intercepted by Typhoon Fighters in England due to Communication Loss

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
CityJet Plane Intercepted by Typhoon Fighters in England due to Communication Loss

CityJet flight AF-1558 was intercepted by two British Typhoon fighter planes upon entering in British Airspace in Yorkshire, England, on May 2nd. The Avro RJ-85 was flying from Paris, France, when it lost radio communication with the ATC right after entering the British Airspace. The plane accompanied by Typhoons landed safely Newcastle Airport, UK.... »

CityJet Plane Makes Hard Landing in Italy

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
CityJet Plane Makes Hard Landing in Italy

CityJet flight WX-281 made a hard landing at Amerigo Vespucci Airport, Florence, Tuscany, Italy, on March 23. The Avro RJ-85, flying from London, England to Florence, landed on the runway but touched down hard. The plane received substantial damage. All people onboard remained safe. The cause of the hard landing is being investigated. Download... »

CityJet Plane Returns to Ireland due to Cracked Windshield

Saturday, March 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
CityJet Plane Returns to Ireland due to Cracked Windshield

CityJet flight WX-118 had to return and make an emergency landing at Dublin Airport, Dublin, Ireland, on March 18. The Avro RJ-85, flying from Dublin to London, England, had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a cracked windshield. The plane landed safely. All people onboard remained safe. The passengers were accommodated in... »

CityJet Plane Aborts Take-off in Ireland due to Engine Problem

Saturday, February 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
CityJet Plane Aborts Take-off in Ireland due to Engine Problem

CityJet flight WX-124 had to abort taking off at Dublin Airport, Dublin, Ireland, on February 25th. The Avro RJ-85 was ready to take off for London City Airport, England, when a loud bang was heard from the engine, and smoke emerged. Everyone aboard remained safe. A replacement plane was arranged by the airline. Download... »

Malmo Aviation Plane Returns to Germany due to Gear Problem

Thursday, February 18, 2016
By George Hatcher

Malmo Aviation flight TF-9887 had to return for a safe landing at Cologne Bonn Airport, Cologne, North Rhine- Westphalia, Germany on February 13. The Avro RJ-100, heading from Cologne to Malmo, Sweden, was mid-air when the crew reported some problem with its gear, causing it to return. The plane landed safely. All people aboard... »

CityJet Plane makes Hard Landing in Netherlands due to Technical Problem

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
CityJet Plane makes Hard Landing in Netherlands due to Technical Problem

CityJet flight WX-181 made a hard landing at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Netherlands, on January 25. The Avro RJ-85, flying from London City, UK, had to enter a 25- minute hold due to some technical problem. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Air France Jet Returns to Newcastle due to Cracked Windshield

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
By George Hatcher
Air France Jet Returns to Newcastle due to Cracked Windshield

Air France flight AF1059 had to return and make an emergency landing at Newcastle Airport, England, on August 31. The Cityjet Avro RJ-85 plane took off for Paris but had to return shortly afterwards after the pilots reported cracked windshield. The plane landed uneventfully and no one was hurt. It is believed that the... »

Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cracked Window

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
By George Hatcher
Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cracked Window

Air France flight AF1117 had to make an emergency landing at Birmingham International airport in England, on November 16. The passenger jet was en-route from Dublin, Ireland to Charles De Gaulle airport in Paris, France when one of its windows cracked. The pilot reported the issue to the control tower shortly before 6:30 p.m.... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • News about plane crash in Rostov-on-Don not true
    MOSCOW, February 18. /TASS/. Russia's Emergencies Ministry has rejected media reports that a passenger plane disappeared from radars at the airport near Rostov-on-Don, the ministry's southern regional branch told TASS on Saturday. "The information is not true," they said. A source at Platov Airport ...
  • People gather in Moscow to light candles for plane crash victims
    (12 Feb 2018) People gathered outside the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow on Monday night, to pay their respects to the 71 people killed in Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 regional jet, bound for Orsk in the southern Urals, crashed several minutes after taking off from Moscow's Domodedovo ...
  • Nehru promoted Netaji crash theory without conclusive evidence
    It has been observed that Nehru, right from the beginning, tried to suppress facts on Netaji's disappearance and promoted the plane crash theory without any conclusive evidence to establish the same. If we accept Ashis Ray's contention that the Netaji mystery could not be solved as relationship ...
  • Death in crash is the only consistent story about Netaji's demise
    “As evidence became available from the mid-1950s, the only consistent story about Netaji's demise remains his death in a plane crash on 18 August 1945. For me personally, this fact was brought home most strikingly when I had the opportunity to be present during the interview of one of the survivors of ...
  • Commentary: Russian general plots our cyber downfall
    Russian President Vladimir Putin, third left, observes a minute of silence with Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) head Alexander Bortnikov, third right, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, second right, and others before a meeting on Russian plane crash in Egypt, at Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, ...
  • 13 dead in Mexico plane crash near earthquake epicentre
    Mexico City [Mexico], Feb 17 (ANI): As many as 13 persons have been killed after a helicopter carrying officials, assessing the damage caused by a powerful earthquake, crashed in southern Mexico. Mexican state">state Oaxaca's attorney general's office said that 12 people were killed at the scene and ...
  • Candlelit vigil in Moscow in memory of plane crash dead
    (12 Feb 2018) A candle-lit vigil was held outside Moscow's Christ the Saviour Cathedral on Monday evening for victims of Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 twi...
  • Lebanon's Al Bustan festival launches 25th edition with sense of 'mission accomplished'
    She won the seat previously held by her father, who died in a plane crash in the Mediterranean off Beirut in a heavy storm. Bustani, who had two small children, quickly determined she had no desire for a political life and stepped down after a year. With the outbreak of war in 1975, Bustani looked […]
  • Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today
    Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today Such was the case with the elusive Flight 870 from Italy, which crashed for reasons that still have not been determined. The mystery surrounding it continues to perplex not just surviving friends and family of those who ...
  • I Love to Read
    Captain Hiebert was killed in a plane crash in 1993 in northern Ontario. Shirley's career has been in health care, much of it in remote northern communities as a nurse practitioner and researcher. Her PhD research was done in collaboration with First Nations. Her newly released The Captain's Widow ...

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