Air Austral

Air Austral Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Leak

Monday, November 9, 2015
By George Hatcher
Air Austral Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Leak

Air Austral flight U-612 made an emergency landing in Saint Denis, located in the French overseas region of Reunion, on November 7. The Avions de Transport Regional jet was flying from Antananarivo, Madagascar, when the crew declared emergency due to a hydraulic leak. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as... »

New Boeing 737-800 Needs Electrical Work

Tuesday, March 1, 2011
By George Hatcher
New Boeing 737-800 Needs Electrical Work

Pictured: Air Austral F-ONGA. F-ONGB is the plane that had the electrical problem. Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Mickael Payet What: Air Austral Boeing 737-800 from Saint Denis to Johannesburg Where: Saint Denis When: Feb 27th 2011 Why: After take-off from Saint Denis, the plane developed an electrical problem... »

Comoros: Crash Averted

Friday, August 27, 2010
By George Hatcher
Comoros: Crash Averted

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Sam Chui What: Yemenia Airbus A330-200 en route from Djibouti to Moroni Comoros Air Austral Boeing 777-200 en route from Lyon to Saint Denis Where: Moroni, Comoros When: Aug 24 2010 Who: 350 passengers aboard the Boeing Why: Both flights were in the air,... »

Hydraulics Issue over Sydney

Tuesday, December 8, 2009
By George Hatcher
Hydraulics Issue over Sydney

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Mark H What: Air Austral Boeing 777-200 en route from Sydney, Australia to Noumea Where: Sydney When: Dec 4th 2009 Who: not available Why: Over the Tasman sea, the flight developed a hydraulics problem and entered a holding pattern. The plane landed safely back... »

Brakes, Brakes, Whose Got the Brakes? (Not Air Austral…)

Sunday, May 10, 2009
By George Hatcher
Brakes, Brakes, Whose Got the Brakes? (Not Air Austral…)

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Carlos De Oliveira What: Air Austral Boeing 777-200 en route from Saint Denis to Dzaoudzi Where: Saint Denis (2x) When: May 8th 2009 Why: When there was a problem with the brakes, the plane returned to Saint Denis twice for repairs, before the flight... »

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