Presidential Jet of Ghana Catches Fire; No Injuries

Friday, March 6, 2015
By George Hatcher

The Presidential aircraft of Ghana caught fire while taking off from the Kotoka International Airport, Accra, Ghana, on March 3. Authorities to the Ghana Armed Forces, the “aircraft lost two main left wheels… In spite of the serious veering of the aircraft to the left, they managed to slow and successfully turned off the... »

Plane Carrying Bulgarian PM Makes Emergency Landing at Sofia Airport

Friday, February 13, 2015
By George Hatcher

A plane, carrying the Bulgarian Prime Minister, had to make an emergency landing at Sofia Airport, Bulgaria, on the evening of February 11. The governmental Falcon took off for transporting Prime Minister Boyko Borissov to Brussels, Belgium. However, its landing gear could not close due to a technical problem. The plane made an uneventful... »

Falcon Crashes in Inyo County, California.

Saturday, December 29, 2012
By George Hatcher
Falcon Crashes in Inyo County, California.

On December 27, 2012, an Air National Guard Falcon lost power over Owens Dry Lake in Inyo County, California. The Air National Guard pilot, who was on a training mission was the only one aboard. He ejected and the plane crashed. There were no injuries. The Air National Guard is handling the investigation, according... »

Ghana VP in emergency landing

Monday, December 13, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Ghana Air Force Falcon 900 EX presidential jet en route from Cairo to Burkina Faso Ghana Where: Kufra Libya When: Dec 10, 2010 Who: passengers included the vice President Mr. John Dramani Mahama, business man Alhaji Asumah Bandah, football icon Abedi Ayew Pele Why: While en route, one of the Falcon’s engines failed.... »

NY Mayor’s Jet Bird Strike

Thursday, September 3, 2009
By George Hatcher
NY Mayor’s Jet Bird Strike

Pictured: A Dassault Falcon owned by Sears Canada Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact Photographer Corey Robinson What: New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s private Dassault Falcon 900EX en route to Boston for the Kennedy funeral Where: Boston Who: Mayor Michael Bloomberg Why: After a bird strike nearly crippled the landing gear,... »

Falcon Emergency Landing

Friday, September 5, 2008
By George Hatcher
Falcon Emergency Landing

What: twin-engine Falcon jet from Delhi en route to Coimbatore owned by the GMR group Where: Bangalore airport When: Thursday-3.05 pm. Who: Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Finance Minister P Chidambaram. No injuries. Why: Engine developed a “snag.” Instruments showed a “drop” for the right engine, so the pilot switched the engine off and... »

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