Astraeus Airlines

Mauritania: Engine Fire, Emergency Landing

Thursday, August 26, 2010
By George Hatcher
Mauritania: Engine Fire, Emergency Landing

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Javier Bravo Muñoz What: BMI/Astraeus Boeing 757-200 en route from Freetown Sierra Leone to London Where: Nouakchott Mauritania When: Aug 25 2010 Who: 110 aboard Why: While en route the plane developed engine problems. One account says the pilot saw an engine on fire... »

Astraeus Diverts to London

Saturday, October 24, 2009
By George Hatcher
Astraeus Diverts to London

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer What: Astraeus Airlines Boeing 757-200 en route from Alicante,SP to Keflavik Where: west of Brest France When: Oct 23rd 2009 Why: While en route, the plane experienced an engine failure. The flight diverted to London for a safe landing. Passengers were flown out on... »

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