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Blue Air Plane Returns to Romania after Bird Strike

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Blue Air Plane Returns to Romania after Bird Strike

Blue Air flight 08-113 had to return and make an emergency landing at Henri Coand? International Airport, Romania, on May 9th. The Boeing 737-400 flying to Valencia, Spain, had to return after burning off fuel due to bird strike. The plane landed safely. All 143 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Airblue Flight Rejects Take-Off After Bird Strike

Thursday, March 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Airblue Flight Rejects Take-Off After Bird Strike

Airblue flight PA-872 had to reject take off from Multan, Pakistan, on March 21st. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to take off for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, when one of the engines ingested a bird, forcing the crew to abort take off. The plane safely returned to the apron. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download... »

Remembering AirBlue Flight 202

Thursday, July 28, 2016
By George Hatcher

On July 28, Air Blue Flight 202 crashed in the Margalla Hills north of Islamabad. It was the last flight ever for 146 passengers and six crew. The accident happened during a July rainstorm six years ago, I believe the people aboard should be remembered. The only survivors were the family members. No one... »

Airblue Plane’s Tire Burst During Landing in Islamabad

Sunday, March 6, 2016
By George Hatcher
Airblue Plane’s Tire Burst During Landing in Islamabad

Airblue Airbus A321-200 narrowly escaped accident when one of its tires burst upon landing at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad, Pakistan, on March 4th. The aircraft was coming from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, when one of the tires burst during landing. The plane tilted toward its side and the right hand engine touched the ground.... »

AirBlue Flight 202 Remembered

Saturday, July 27, 2013
By George Hatcher

This day, July 28 is carved in history as the day 146 passengers and six crew boarded an Air Blue plane to Islamabad Pakistan. They arrived in heavy rain going the wrong direction and flew into a hillside. They arrived, but they went up in a cloud of blue fire and black smoke. They... »

Air blue Crash Heirs Case Hits Immobile Object

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
By George Hatcher

If you’re wondering about the Airblue 202 case, it has run into the politics of Pakistan. The situation has been piled high with difficulty. Even though I am an optimist and see opportunity in every difficulty, even though I have a great team of attorneys in Pakistan, and a great team here in the... »

Airblue Crash Heirs Case Hits Immobile Object

Thursday, February 28, 2013
By George Hatcher

If you’re wondering about the Airblue 202 case, it has run into the politics of Pakistan. The situation has been piled high with difficulty. Even though I am an optimist and see opportunity in every difficulty, even though I have a great team of attorneys in Pakistan, and a great team here in the... »

Air Blue Flight 202

Friday, August 10, 2012
By George Hatcher
Air Blue Flight 202

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Remembering Air Blue Flight 202

Friday, July 27, 2012
By George Hatcher
Remembering Air Blue Flight 202

On July 28, 2010, families waited for their loved ones at Benazir Bhutto International Airport. An accident happened, and they never disembarked. That was the day exactly two years ago that 152 people aboard Air Blue flight 202 lost their lives crashing into the Margalla Hills. There is not much good that can be... »

Air Blue Emergency Landing in Karachi

Friday, May 4, 2012
By George Hatcher
Air Blue Emergency Landing in Karachi

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Stelios Ioannou What: Airblue Airbus A319-100 en route from Karachi to Peshawar Where: Karachi When: May 4th 2012 Why: After take-off, the flight developed cabin pressure problems. Pilots returned to Karachi and made a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

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