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Azul Brazilian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke On-Board

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
By George Hatcher
Azul Brazilian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke On-Board

Azul Brazilian Airlines flight AD-9277 made an emergency landing in Vitoria da Conquista, Brazil, on January 15th. The plane flying from Belo Horizonte, Brazil, was descending toward Vitoria da Conquista when the crew declared an emergency due to smoke on-board. The plane continued for a safe landing. All sixty-nine passengers and five crew members... »

Azul Linhas Aereas Plane makes Safe Landing in Brazil after Smoke in Cabin

Thursday, May 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Azul Linhas Aereas Plane makes Safe Landing in Brazil after Smoke in Cabin

Azul Linhas Aereas flight AD-4966 made a safe emergency landing at Aeroporto de Uberlândia – Tenente Coronel Aviador César Bombonato, Brazil, on May 9th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A flying from Sao Paulo, Brazil, was about to reach the destination when crew noticed smoke in its cabin. The plane landed safely. No injuries... »

Azul Linhas Aereas Plane Returns to Brazil after Vulture Strike

Sunday, May 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Azul Linhas Aereas Plane Returns to Brazil after Vulture Strike

Azul Linhas Aereas flight had to return and make an emergency landing at Viracopos International Airport, São Paulo, Brazil, on May 4th. The Embraer ERJ-195, flying to Brasilia, Brazil, had to return after a vulture hit the captain’s windshield. The aircraft received substantial damage. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers after... »

Azul Brazilian Airlines Flight Rejects Take Off from Sao Paulo

Saturday, December 10, 2016
By George Hatcher
Azul Brazilian Airlines Flight Rejects Take Off from Sao Paulo

Azul Brazilian Airlines flight AD-4966 had to reject take off from Sao Paulo, Brazil, on December 7th. The plane was accelerating to take off for Uberlandia, Brazil, when the crew reported an engine failure and rejected take off. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers. Download article as PDF »

Azul Brazilian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

Monday, December 5, 2016
By George Hatcher
Azul Brazilian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

Azul Brazilian Airlines flight AD-2446 made an emergency landing in Fortaleza, Brazil, on December 2nd. According to the airline, the Embraer ERJ-195 plane heading from Sao Luis, to Recife, Brazil, was diverted due to technical issues. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Azul Brazilian Airlines Flight Returns to Lisbon due to Hydraulic Failure

Saturday, December 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
Azul Brazilian Airlines Flight Returns to Lisbon due to Hydraulic Failure

Azul Brazilian Airlines flight AD-8751 had to return and make an emergency landing in Lisbon, Portugal, on December 1st. The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Sao Paulo, Brazil, but had to turn back due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Azul Brazilian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

Saturday, November 5, 2016
By George Hatcher
Azul Brazilian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

Azul Brazilian Airlines flight AD-2533 made an emergency landing in Ipatinga, Minas Gerais state, Brazil, on November 3rd. The plane took off for Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a technical issue. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Azul Brazilian Airlines Plane Returns to Brazil due to Smell of Smoke

Friday, June 3, 2016
By George Hatcher

Azul Brazilian Airlines flight AD-6970 had to return and make an emergency landing at Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport, Brazil, on May 31st. The Airbus A330-200, flying to Sao Paulo Viracopos, Brazil, had to return due to a strong smell of smoke on board. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as... »

Azul Brazilian Airlines Plane Returns to Sao Paulo

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
By George Hatcher

Azul Brazilian Airlines flight AD-5176 had to return and make an emergency landing in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on May 25th. The plane took off for Tras Lagoas, Brazil, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported strange noises during gear retraction. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Rain Hampers Landing of Brazil Flight

Sunday, December 15, 2013
By George Hatcher
Rain Hampers Landing of Brazil Flight

On December 14, 2013, an Azul Linhas Aereas Embraer with 98 aboard was en route from São Paulo to Uberlândia-Eduardo Gomes Airport when it made a landing on wet pavement and suffered a runway excursion skidding on to soft grass. There were no injuries reported. According to Sergeant Ramos, emergency services assisted. The accident... »

RSS Plane Crash News

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  • Questions remain over Vic DFO plane crash
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  • Rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    Time is ticking as Iranian rescue teams search the Zagros Mountains trying to locate the wreckage of a missing Aseman Airliner that crashed there on Sunday morning with 66 people on board. The missing plane was an ATR 72-500 twin-engine turboprop. It left the capital city of Tehran to Yasuj, ...
  • Iranian rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims The Associated Press. In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
  • Iranian Plane Crash Site Found, All 65 on Board Reportedly Killed
    Search and rescue forces on Monday located the crash site of a plane in Iran where all passengers and crew were killed, according to Iran's Press TV. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72—a small, short-distance twin engine plane—had 65 people on board when it crashed into Mount Dena in southern Iran on ...
  • WY Plane Crash
    The plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and Michelle Patterson and they are believed to ...
  • One dead in plane crash south of Carson City
    One person is confirmed dead in the crash of a twin-engined light passenger plane off of Hobo Hot Springs Road south of ...
  • Pilot in Longmont plane crash remains in serious condition
    An airplane lies on its roof along the runway at Vance Brand Municipal Airport in Longmont on Friday afternoon. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer). The pilot of a small plane that crashed on Friday remains in serious condition and the flight instructor has since been released from the hospital, according ...
  • Ramaphosa sends condolences to Iran after plane crash
    "On behalf of the government and the people of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed a message of condolences to the government and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran following the plane crash that occurred in the Zagros Mountain Range on ...
  • Rescuers reach plane crash site in Iran mountains
    A group of relatives of passengers of an Iran Aseman Airline flight gathers around a mosque at the Mehr-Abad airport in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday after reports that the plane had crashed. Photo by Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA-EFE. Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Rescue teams reached the snow-capped mountains of ...

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