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Sita Air Plane Diverts to Nepal due to Bad Weather

Monday, April 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Sita Air Plane Diverts to Nepal due to Bad Weather

Sita Air flight ST-605 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Phaplu Airport, Dudhakunda, Nepal, on April 23rd. The Dornier Do-228 flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, Nepal, had to divert due to bad weather. The plane’s wing hit a wall during the landing. All 14 passengers and 3 crew members remained safe.... »

Sita Air Ferry Flight makes Safe Landing in Nepal after Engine Shut Down

Friday, September 16, 2016
By George Hatcher
Sita Air Ferry Flight makes Safe Landing in Nepal after Engine Shut Down

A Sita Air ferry flight make a safe emergency landing at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, on September 16. The Dornier DO-228 flying from Tenzing–Hillary Airport, Lukla, Nepal, was mid-air when its left side engine stopped working. The crew had to shut the engine down. The plane landed safely. All 3 crew members and... »

7 Killed as Military Plane Crashed in Nigeria

Monday, August 31, 2015
By George Hatcher
7 Killed as Military Plane Crashed in Nigeria

A Dornier-228 military plane crashed into a house in Ribadu area Of Kaduna state, Nigeria, on August 29. Air force officials said the plane went down when it was heading from Kaduna Military Airfield to Abuja. All 7 people on-board the plane, including 3 passengers and 4 crew members, were killed in the crash.... »

Daily Air Plane Crash Lands in Taiwan After Co-Pilot Forgets to Deploy Landing Gear

Wednesday, December 24, 2014
By George Hatcher
Daily Air Plane Crash Lands in Taiwan After Co-Pilot Forgets to Deploy Landing Gear

A Dornier Do 228 aircraft landed on its belly and skidded some 700 feet before coming to halt at Taitung Airport in Taiwan, on December 21. The accident happened after the co-pilot forgot to deploy the landing gear while approaching the runway. The Daily Air pilots were simulating left-engine failure and emergency landings at... »

UK Participating in Sita Air Accident, Nepal

Monday, October 1, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Sita Air Dornier 228-202 en route from Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport to Lukla Where: 500 Meters from airport When: Sept 28, 2012 Who: 19 fatalities Update: Because seven British subjects were killed aboard the Sita Air crash on September 28, the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch will be joining the accident investigation. The British fatalities... »

EVEREST Plane Crash 19 Killed

Friday, September 28, 2012
By George Hatcher
EVEREST Plane Crash 19 Killed

What: Sita Air Dornier 228-202 en route from Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport to Lukla Where: 500 Meters from airport When: Sept 28, 2012 Who: 19 fatalities Why: After takeoff, the pilot hit a vulture. The pilot attempted to return to the airport. (The vulture strike is unconfirmed.) Villagers could not assist because of the fire. Firefighters... »

21 Aboard in Agni Air Crash In Nepal

Monday, May 14, 2012
By George Hatcher
21 Aboard in Agni Air Crash In Nepal

What: Agni Air Dornier 228 en route from Pokhara to Jomsome Airport, Nepal Where: Jomsom Airport, Nepal When: May 14, 2012, 9.45 a.m Who: 21 aboard, 15 fatalities 18 passengers, 3 crew Why: Fifteen minutes after taking off from Pokhara, the plane with 21 passengers aboard crashed by Jomsom Airport, Nepal. Reports say that... »

Skywork Emergency Return to Bern, No Injuries Reported

Monday, May 14, 2012
By George Hatcher
Skywork Emergency Return to Bern, No Injuries Reported

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Johan Knijn What: Skywork Airlines Dornier Do-328-100 en route from Bern to Vienna Where: Zurich When: Mar 14th 2012 Why: While en route, the plane developed a problem with cabin pressure. The crew had perform a descent to safe levels. Pilots returned to Bern... »

Outboard Door Outward Bound

Wednesday, November 30, 2011
By George Hatcher
Outboard Door Outward Bound

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Andre Wadman What: Skyworks Dornier Do-328 from Berne Switzerland to Hamburg Where: Hamburg When: Nov 30th 2011 Who: not available Why: After landing in Hamburg, maintenance ground crew found that the “left main gear outboard door” had not made the flight with the rest... »

Nepal Hard Landing

Saturday, June 25, 2011
By George Hatcher
Nepal Hard Landing

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Michael Fritz What: Nepal Food Corporation/Tara Air Dornier Do228 a freight flight from Nepalgunj to Simikot Where: Simikot When: Jun 23rd 2011 Who: 3 crew Why: The pilot made a hard landing at Simikot, and rolled over an embankment off the runway. There was... »

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    #AVIATION officials confirmed on Wednesday the apparent disappearance of a small passenger aircraft, which departed Andros en route to New Providence shortly after 8am. #According to Delvin Major, director of the Accident Investigations Department in the Bahamas Civil Aviation Authority, officials ...
  • Military plane crash kills three in Turkey
    ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – A Turkish army-owned CASA transport plane crashed on Wednesday killing two pilots and a technician who were on a training flight, the military said in a statement. The Spanish-Indonesian made CASA CN 235 took off before noon local time from a main ...
  • Student deaths rock the University of Pennsylvania
    It has been a rough year for me and my fellow peers at the University of Pennsylvania. In just 13 months, nine students tragically lost their lives in a variety of ways from suicide to a plane crash. Just a week ago, Blaze Bernstein, a 19-year-old sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania, was found dead, ...
  • Remains of WWII pilot to be buried in Millsboro
    Stanley Stegnerski, last seen in skies above Germany in 1944, soon will be laid to rest in Delaware. Second Lieutenant Stegnerski was a 25-year-old from Chester, Pennsylvania, and a member of the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II Nearly a year and a half after his plane's crash site was ...
  • UPDATE: Pilot injured after small plane crash on flight from Kansas to New Mexico
    SANTA FE — The National Transportation Safety Board continues their investigation of the crash of a small plane on a flight from Kansas to New Mexico. The fixed wing-single engine aircraft was unable to maintain altitude due to icing and crashed in a field approximately four miles southeast of Santa ...
  • 3 soldiers killed in Turkish military training plane crash
    ANKARA, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- A Turkish military CASA-type cargo plane on Wednesday afternoon crashed in the southern Anatolian province of Isparta during training exercises, killing three Turkish crew members. Turkish Armed Forces confirmed in a statement that two pilots and one technician were on ...
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    An airport security van leaves the site of a small plane crash in Saint-Geoirs, on January 5, 2013. Five people died when their private plane crashed a few moments after taking off from the Grenoble airport in southeastern France, local police said. AFP PHOTO / Jean Pierre Clatot.
  • Three Lives Lost As Military Plane Crashed In Turkey
    Three lives have been reportedly lost in a plane crash on Wednesday in southern Anatolia, Turkey. The transport plane was owned by the Turkish military. According to a statement by the Turkish army, the victims of the plane crash were all military personnel. The statement also revealed that the plane ...
  • Vince Gilligan On The Toughest Jams The 'Breaking Bad' Writers Put Walter White Into
    But then, if you're not being lazy with your storytelling, then it quickly dawns on you, “Well, it can't just be a plane crash out of the blue. That's not Drama 101. It needs to be something that the main character action's put into motion.” So you can't just have a plane crash unless Walter […]

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