Carpatair Plane Overruns Runway in Sweden

Friday, April 8, 2016
By George Hatcher
Carpatair Plane Overruns Runway in Sweden

Carpatair flight 2N-4856 overran the runway after failing to stop before the end of the runway at Gallivare Airport, Gallivare, Sweden, on April 6th. The Fokker 100, flying from Arvidsjaur, Sweden, had landed on Gallivare’s runway when it could not stop and ended up with its nose gear on soft ground. The plane received... »

Alitalia Repaint is “Not a Cover-up”

Thursday, February 7, 2013
By George Hatcher
Alitalia Repaint is “Not a Cover-up”

We heard about the Feb 2nd Alitalia ATR-72-500 flight from Pisa to Rome with 50 on board that was hit by hard winds (wind shear) on landing (or else made a hard landing). Cause still under investigation, but it seems to be a disagreement dealing with Mother Nature. The plane overran the end of... »

Romania: Emergency landing

Wednesday, June 15, 2011
By George Hatcher
Romania: Emergency landing

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Santo Cuce What: Carpatair Fokker 70 en route from Timisoara to Iasi Romania Where: Timisoara When: Jun 13th 2011 Who: 72 passengers, 4 crew Why: After pressure problems were detected on board, the flight returned to Timisoara where it made a safe landing. A... »

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