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Arall Aerolineas Llaneras Plane Crashes after Emergency Landing in Colombia

Friday, April 8, 2016
By George Hatcher

Arall Aerolineas Llaneras Douglas plane returned to make an emergency landing and crashed outside Puerto Gaitan Airport, Puerto Gaitan, Colombia, on April 7th. The Douglas DC-3, en-route from Puerto Gaitan to Villavicencio, Colombia, had just climbed out of Puerto’s runway when the left hand engine failed, prompting the crew to return and attempt for... »

South Africa Military Plane Crashes killing 11

Thursday, December 6, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: South African military Douglas C-47TP Dakota Where: Drakensberg mountains When: Dec 5, 2012 Who: 11 crew and passengers Why: A military plane that took off from Pretoria crashed in the Drakensberg (trans. Dragon Mountain) mountains killing everyone aboard. Soldiers located the wreckage near Ladysmith in KwaZulu-Natal province. Six crew members and five passengers... »

Hard Landing, Blown Tires, Pilot Lands Safe in Vegas

Tuesday, March 20, 2012
By George Hatcher
Hard Landing, Blown Tires, Pilot Lands Safe in Vegas

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Klaus Ecker What: Allegiant Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-83 en route from Des Moines to Las Vegas Where: Las Vegas When: Mar 17th 2012 Who: 147 passengers and 5 crew Why: On landing, the plane bounced. Trailing smoke from two blown tires, the plane stopped... »

Hard Landing Jars Douglas Jet Engines

Monday, September 26, 2011
By George Hatcher
Hard Landing Jars Douglas Jet Engines

What: Aeropostal Douglas DC-9-50 en route from Caracas to Puerto Ordaz Where: Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela When: Sep 26th 2011 Who: 125 passengers and 5 crew Why: On making a hard landing in Puerto Ordaz, the engine supports were jarred and cracked, severely damaging the plane. No injuries occurred. Passengers disembarked and were ported to... »

Biman Bangladesh Airlines= Running Late Airways

Sunday, September 18, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Biman Bangladesh Airlines en route from Dubai to London Where: Amman Jordan When: Sep 18th 2011 Who: 193 passengers Why: Before this flight, the plane had been delayed in Dhaka Bangladesh with an undesignated problem with an engine that delayed the prior flight for three hours. Then, after taking off from Dubai, the... »

Congo Plane Excursion

Monday, September 12, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Protocole Aviation Douglas DC-8 freight flight from Pointe-Noire to Brazzaville Where: Brazzaville When: Sep 12th 2011 Who: 4 crew Why: En route transporting food from Pointe-Noire to Brazzaville in the Congo, the flight landed hard. A tire burst on landing, resulting in the plane going off the runway. The landing gear was damaged.... »

Delta DC-9 Suffers Uncontained Engine Failure

Thursday, August 11, 2011
By George Hatcher
Delta DC-9 Suffers Uncontained Engine Failure

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Stefan Sonnenberg What: Delta Airlines Douglas DC-9-50 en route from Atlanta to Pittsburgh Where: Atlanta o When: Aug 6th 2011 Why: On takeoff approach, the right engine made a banging noise, leading the pilots to reject takeoff, and stop on the runway, with locked... »

Lebanon: Bird Strike

Wednesday, September 22, 2010
By George Hatcher
Lebanon: Bird Strike

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Thomas Posch What: UM Ukrainian Mediterranean Airlines Douglas DC-9-50 en route from Beirut (Lebanon) to Kiev Where: Beirut When: Sep 21 2010 Who: 91 passengers Why: After takeoff, an engine ingested a bird, resulting in engine problems. There were reports of an engine surge,... »

ATI Emergency Landing in Manila

Monday, August 16, 2010
By George Hatcher
ATI Emergency Landing in Manila

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Toshi Aoki What: ATI Air Transport International Douglas DC-8-70 en route from Tokyo Narita to Singapore Where: Ninoy Aquino International Airport Manila When: Aug 16 2010 Who: 24 passengers and crew Why: While en route to Singapore, the plane encountered problems over Philippine airspace.... »

Candy Bomber Emergency Landing in Berlin

Sunday, June 20, 2010
By George Hatcher
Candy Bomber Emergency Landing in Berlin

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Stephan Karl What: Air Service Berlin Douglas C-47 Skytrain, Vintage DC3 “Rosinenbomber” Where: Berlin’s Schoenefeld airport When: June 19, 2010 Who: 3 crew, 25 tourists, 7 injuries Why: After the left engine failed, the DC3 made an emergency landing at Schoenefeld airport in Berlin.... »

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