Alitalia

Italy-Bound Alitalia Flight Diverts to Canada

Saturday, November 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Italy-Bound Alitalia Flight Diverts to Canada

Alitalia flight AZ-631 had to divert and make an emergency landing in St. John’s, Canada, on November 22nd. The Airbus A330-200 plane heading from Miami, Florida, to Rome Fiumicino Airport, Italy, was diverted due to a mechanical issue. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Alitalia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Italy

Thursday, August 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Alitalia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Italy

Alitalia flight AZ-1531 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cagliari, Italy, on August 22nd. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Linate Airport, Italy, but had to turn back after the crew noticed an issue with one of the engines and decided to shut it down. The plane landed uneventfully. All... »

Alitalia Flight Rejects Takeoff due to Bird Strike

Monday, April 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Alitalia Flight Rejects Takeoff due to Bird Strike

Alitalia flight AZ-111 had to reject takeoff from Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 15th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Rome Fiumicino Airport, Italy, when the crew rejected takeoff due to a bird strike. The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Alitalia Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport

Thursday, April 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Alitalia Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport

Alitalia flight AZ-608 had to return and make an emergency landing at Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Italy, on April 10th. The Boeing 777-200 plane took off for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a hydraulic leak. The plane landed back uneventfully. All passengers... »

Bird-Hit Alitalia Airlines Flight Lands Safely in Palermo, Italy

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Alitalia Airlines Flight Lands Safely in Palermo, Italy

Alitalia Airlines flight AZ-1763 was hit by a flock of birds after taking off from Linate Airport in Milan, Italy, on October 6th. The plane had departed for Palermo, Italy, when the crew reported a bird strike. After confirming that all instruments were showing normal values, the crew decided to continue the flight toward... »

Alitalia Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Rome Fiumicino Airport

Friday, September 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
Alitalia Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Rome Fiumicino Airport

Alitalia flight AZ-63 made an emergency landing at Rome Fiumicino Airport, Italy, on September 29th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Madrid, Spain, was on approach to Rome Fiumicino Airport when the crew received an unsafe gear indication and declared an emergency. The plane landed uneventfully. All 151 passengers and 6 crew members remained... »

Alitalia Plane Diverts to Germany after Engine Issue

Saturday, June 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Alitalia Plane Diverts to Germany after Engine Issue

Alitalia flight AZ-785 had to divert and make n emergency landing at Munich Airport, Germany, on June 17. The Boeing 777-200, flying from Tokyo, Japan, to Fiumicino, Italy, had to divert after the crew noticed an issue with one of its engines. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Alitalia Airbus makes Safe Landing in Italy after Bird Strike

Sunday, November 1, 2015
By George Hatcher
Alitalia Airbus makes Safe Landing in Italy after Bird Strike

Alitalia flight AZ-1637 made a safe landing at Bari International Airport-Karol Wojtyla, Bari, Italy, on October 26. The Airbus A320-200, flying from Linate Airport, Milan, Italy, sustained damage to one of its flaps due to bird strike. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Alitalia Jet Diverts to Naples International Airport due to Violent Hailstorm

Friday, August 21, 2015
By George Hatcher
Alitalia Jet Diverts to Naples International Airport due to Violent Hailstorm

Alitalia flight AZ2016 made an emergency landing at Naples International Airport in Italy, on August 19th. According to the airline, “Alitalia flight AZ2016 from Rome to Milan Linate, scheduled on 8.00 am this morning, went through an extraordinary and violent hailstorm soon after taking off from Fiumicino airport… Therefore, the pilots decided to head... »

Alitalia Jet Makes Emergency Landing in Rome

Saturday, November 8, 2014
By George Hatcher

An Alitalia flight from Ancona had to make an emergency landing at Fiumicino airport in Rome, Italy, on November 5. The incident happened after the right engine of the ATR 72 twin turboprop aircraft was struck by lightning while passing through a severe storm. The plane landed uneventfully and all 51 passengers and crew... »

RSS Plane Crash News

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    MOSCOW, February 18. /TASS/. Russia's Emergencies Ministry has rejected media reports that a passenger plane disappeared from radars at the airport near Rostov-on-Don, the ministry's southern regional branch told TASS on Saturday. "The information is not true," they said. A source at Platov Airport ...
  • People gather in Moscow to light candles for plane crash victims
    (12 Feb 2018) People gathered outside the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow on Monday night, to pay their respects to the 71 people killed in Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 regional jet, bound for Orsk in the southern Urals, crashed several minutes after taking off from Moscow's Domodedovo ...
  • Nehru promoted Netaji crash theory without conclusive evidence
    It has been observed that Nehru, right from the beginning, tried to suppress facts on Netaji's disappearance and promoted the plane crash theory without any conclusive evidence to establish the same. If we accept Ashis Ray's contention that the Netaji mystery could not be solved as relationship ...
  • Death in crash is the only consistent story about Netaji's demise
    “As evidence became available from the mid-1950s, the only consistent story about Netaji's demise remains his death in a plane crash on 18 August 1945. For me personally, this fact was brought home most strikingly when I had the opportunity to be present during the interview of one of the survivors of ...
  • Commentary: Russian general plots our cyber downfall
    Russian President Vladimir Putin, third left, observes a minute of silence with Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) head Alexander Bortnikov, third right, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, second right, and others before a meeting on Russian plane crash in Egypt, at Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, ...
  • 13 dead in Mexico plane crash near earthquake epicentre
    Mexico City [Mexico], Feb 17 (ANI): As many as 13 persons have been killed after a helicopter carrying officials, assessing the damage caused by a powerful earthquake, crashed in southern Mexico. Mexican state">state Oaxaca's attorney general's office said that 12 people were killed at the scene and ...
  • Candlelit vigil in Moscow in memory of plane crash dead
    (12 Feb 2018) A candle-lit vigil was held outside Moscow's Christ the Saviour Cathedral on Monday evening for victims of Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 twi...
  • Lebanon's Al Bustan festival launches 25th edition with sense of 'mission accomplished'
    She won the seat previously held by her father, who died in a plane crash in the Mediterranean off Beirut in a heavy storm. Bustani, who had two small children, quickly determined she had no desire for a political life and stepped down after a year. With the outbreak of war in 1975, Bustani looked […]
  • Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today
    Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today Such was the case with the elusive Flight 870 from Italy, which crashed for reasons that still have not been determined. The mystery surrounding it continues to perplex not just surviving friends and family of those who ...
  • I Love to Read
    Captain Hiebert was killed in a plane crash in 1993 in northern Ontario. Shirley's career has been in health care, much of it in remote northern communities as a nurse practitioner and researcher. Her PhD research was done in collaboration with First Nations. Her newly released The Captain's Widow ...

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