British Aerospace

Mahan Air Plane Over Runs Runway in Iran

Monday, June 20, 2016
By George Hatcher
Mahan Air Plane Over Runs Runway in Iran

Mahan Air flight WS-4525 over ran the end of runway at Kharg Airport, Bushehr, Iran, on June 19. The British Aerospace BAe-146-300 was flying from Ahwaz, Iran, at the time. The plane received substantial damage. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Starbow BAe Over-Runs Runway in Ghana; Plane Damaged

Friday, October 9, 2015
By George Hatcher
Starbow BAe Over-Runs Runway in Ghana; Plane Damaged

Starbow Airlines flight S9-110 overran the end of runway 23 of Tamale Airport in Savelugu, Ghana, on October 6. The British Aerospace BAe 146-300, flying from Accra, Ghana, crashed into a barrier and stopped with its nose gear collapsed on a walkway. The aircraft sustained significant damage. No injuries were reported. Download article as... »

Starbow Flight Returns to Accra Due to Hydraulic Failure

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By George Hatcher
Starbow Flight Returns to Accra Due to Hydraulic Failure

A Starbow flight had to return and make an emergency landing at Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana, on October 28. The flight was on its way from Accra to Takoradi when the pilot reported that the aircraft’s wing flaps were not functioning due to a hydraulic fault. The British Aerospace 143-200 aircraft, carrying... »

Cobham Aviation Plane Landed in Emergency After Engine Fire

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
By George Hatcher

One of the engines of a British Aerospace BAE-146 plane caught fire in Western Australia, after which it had to make an emergency landing at Perth Domestic Airport. The Cobham Aviation flight, carrying 97 people, was en route from Perth to Barrow Island. One of the four engines caught fire during its climb, shortly... »

Mexico Jet Crash kills Well-known Mexican DJ Antonio Dávila Campos

Sunday, April 20, 2014
By George Hatcher
Mexico Jet Crash kills Well-known Mexican DJ  Antonio Dávila Campos

A British Aerospace corporate jet operated by Líneas Aéreas Comerciales was on landing approach (Coumel Airport to Saltillo-Plan de Guadalupe International) when it was in an accident in Ramos Arzipe Mexico. The plane which was on a domestic in-Mexico flight, was destroyed, killing all eight aboard. The airplane crashed into an industrial park near... »

Main Gear Collapse after Isle of Man Landing

Saturday, March 10, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Manx2/Links Air British Aerospace Jetstream 3102 en route from Leeds to Isle of Man Where: Isle of Man When: Mar 8th 2012 Who: 12 passengers and 2 crew Why: While landing on the Isle of Man, the pilot veered off the runway at Ronaldsway Airport with damage to the main gear after making... »

British Airways Burning Scent instrumental in expedited Landing

Monday, December 12, 2011
By George Hatcher
British Airways Burning Scent instrumental in expedited Landing

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Alexander Kelli What: British Airways Airbus A319-100 en route from London UK to Zurich Switzerland Where: Zurich When: Dec 11th 2011 Why: On approach to Zurich, passengers and crew smelled an odor described as “burning” and “electrical.” The crew made an accelerated approach and... »

Indicator Issues on British Aerospace Jetstream

Thursday, September 29, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Agni Air British Aerospace Jetstream J-41 en route from Kathmandu to Pokhara Nepal Where: Pokhara Nepal When: Sep 27th 2011 Why: On approach to Pokhara, the crew received an indication of unsafe gear. The flight returned to Kathmandu, where the gear appeared normal, and made a routine landing. The indicator was faulty. Download... »

Flats in Cardiff

Monday, April 11, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Atlantic Airlines British Aerospace ATP en route from East Midlands to Cardiff Where: Cardiff When: Apr 9 2011 Who: Crew Why: On a cargo flight from East midlands, on landing in Cardiff the plane blew out tires. The tire damage closed down the runway for several hours. No indication is made if it... »

Technical Difficulty: Specific Answers imprisoned in “the vague”

Thursday, July 8, 2010
By George Hatcher
Technical Difficulty: Specific Answers imprisoned in “the vague”

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer What: Cityjet Avro RJ-85/Air France en route from Edinburgh to Paris Where: Birmingham UK When: Jul 8th 2010 Why: While en route, the Air France flight developed “technical problems” and diverted to Birmingham where it made a safe landing. Passengers were provided alternative flights.... »

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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