Asiana Airlines

Asiana Airlines Flight Diverts to Jeju Island Due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Saturday, January 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Asiana Airlines Flight Diverts to Jeju Island Due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Asiana Airlines flight OZ-707 had to make an emergency landing in Jeju Island, South Korea, on January 5th. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Seoul, South Korea, to Angeles, Philippines, was diverted due to a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 166 passengers and 8 crew members aboard at the time;... »

Asiana Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Fire Indication

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Asiana Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Fire Indication

Asiana Airlines flight OZ-521 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, on December 5th. The Boeing 777-200 plane heading from Seoul, South Korea, to London, United Kingdom, was diverted due to an engine fire indication. The plane landed safely. All 199 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Asiana Airlines Flight Returns to Los Angeles due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Thursday, September 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Asiana Airlines Flight Returns to Los Angeles due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Asiana Airlines flight OZ-201 had to return and make an emergency landing in Los Angeles, California, on September 27th. The Airbus A380-800 plane took off for Seoul, South Korea, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 353 people aboard at the time; all... »

Asiana Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Turkey after Lightning Strike

Thursday, August 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Asiana Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Turkey after Lightning Strike

Asiana Airlines flight OZ-551 made a safe emergency landing at Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Istanbul, Turkey, on August 13. The Airbus A330-300 flying from Seoul, South Korea, was about to reach when it received a lightning strike. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Asiana Airlines Plane makes Hard Landing in Japan

Wednesday, December 2, 2015
By George Hatcher
Asiana Airlines Plane makes Hard Landing in Japan

Asiana Airlines flight OZ-116 made a hard landing at Kansai International Airport, Osaka, Japan, on December 1. The Boeing 767-300, flying from Seoul, South Korea, was about to land when he crew noticed an indication of some issue with its left side main gear. The plane landed safely. All 149 people aboard remained unhurt.... »

AA214 Crash: Asiana Airlines Faces 45-Day Ban on Incheon-San Francisco Flights

Saturday, November 15, 2014
By George Hatcher
AA214 Crash: Asiana Airlines Faces 45-Day Ban on Incheon-San Francisco Flights

On November 14, the officials from South Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said they will ban Asiana Airlines flights to San Francisco for 45 days, as a punishment for 2013 crash. The Asiana Flight 214 crashed during final approach to San Francisco International Airport in July last year and claimed 3 lives... »

Asiana Airlines Plane Crash Update: Plane was Flying too Slow

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
By George Hatcher
Asiana Airlines Plane Crash Update: Plane was Flying too Slow

Recent documents released by the federal investigators reveal Asiana Airlines’ stance on the San Francisco plane crash that happened on July 6, last year. The documents are a part of the report submitted by Asiana Airlines to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). In the report, the airline has acknowledged that the slow speed... »

ICAO Statistics Suggest Air Travel Safety Has Enhanced Over the Years

Saturday, March 15, 2014
By George Hatcher
ICAO Statistics Suggest Air Travel Safety Has Enhanced Over the Years

The mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has raised many concerns about the air travel safety. However, the global statistics reveal that air travel is becoming safer with time.           As per the recent statistics released by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the reported number of fatalities in... »

Airlines Who Fail Families Pay Fines

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
By George Hatcher
Airlines Who Fail Families Pay Fines

In the first couple of weeks after a crash, an airline carrier will distribute partial payments of $20,000 to $30,000 to each family with no catches. Families should know that this money is available to them. Money is not that important to families waiting for news of their lost loved ones, but for some,... »

Automated Cockpit Props up Undertrained Pilots

Thursday, December 12, 2013
By George Hatcher
Automated Cockpit Props up Undertrained Pilots

The Asiana investigation continues. Back in July, the pilot who was insecure about making a visual approach in a 777 crashed at San Francisco International Airport on a visual approach in Asiana Flight 214’s Boeing 777. Specifically, he told NTSB investigators “it was very difficult to perform a visual approach with a heavy airplane.”... »

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  • Cathay Dragon Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Landing Gear Issue https://t.co/2cz7Qjrkpr
    about 6 hours ago
  • Bird-Hit Air India Flight Makes Safe Landing in Kolkata https://t.co/ntY2zK9sJ1
    about 6 hours ago
  • Scandinavian Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff from Kirkenes, Norway https://t.co/GixLxTlgd1
    about 6 hours ago
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Landing Gear Problem https://t.co/bQ6JhTCNqM
    about 6 hours ago
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    about 14 hours ago