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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.... »

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