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Egypt Air Flight Returns to Saudi Arabia due to Smoke in Cockpit

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Egypt Air Flight Returns to Saudi Arabia due to Smoke in Cockpit

Egypt Air flight MS-640 had to return for an emergency landing in Medina, Saudi Arabia, on August 4th. The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Cairo, Egypt, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All fifty passengers and ten crew members remained safe.... »

Egypt Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Egypt Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

Egypt Air flight MS-757 had to return for an emergency landing in Cairo, Egypt, on June 26th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Amsterdam, Netherlands, but blew the right-hand nose tire during departure. The crew subsequently turned back and landed safely. All ninety-five passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Egypt Air Plane Returns to Egypt due to Engine Failure

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
Egypt Air Plane Returns to Egypt due to Engine Failure

Egypt Air flight MS-955 had to return and make an emergency landing at Cairo International Airport, Egypt, on May 15th. The Airbus A330-200 flying to Beijing, China, had to return due to engine failure. The plane landed safely. All 211 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Egyptair Flight MS804 Almost A Year Later

Sunday, May 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Egyptair Flight MS804 Almost A Year Later

Egyptair Flight MS804 (AKA EgyptAir Flight 804) was a Paris to Cairo flight that ended in the Mediterranean on May 19, 2016. Sixty-six people lost their lives: three security crew, fifty-six passengers, seven crew. Egyptian authorities published a progress report on 28/06/16 that the BEA repaired the recorders. On 17/06 that the Technical Investigation... »

EgyptAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Greece

Monday, March 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
EgyptAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Greece

EgyptAir flight MS-748 had to return and make an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on March 12th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Cairo, Egypt, but had to turn back due to a technical issue with the equipment used in meal preparation. The plane landed back safely. All 103 people aboard remained unharmed.... »

EgyptAir Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cracked Windshield

Saturday, February 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
EgyptAir Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cracked Windshield

EgyptAir Express flight MS-392 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Luxor, Egypt, on February 17th. The plane heading from Aswan to Cairo, Egypt, was diverted after the crew noticed a crack in the windshield. The plane landed safely. All 71 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Three Passengers Injured after Fire Alarm Went Off in Egypt Air Plane

Monday, October 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
Three Passengers Injured after Fire Alarm Went Off in Egypt Air Plane

Egypt Air flight MS-875 was evacuated while it was boarding at Cairo International Airport, Egypt, on October 2nd. The plane bound for Lagos, Nigeria, was boarding when a fire alarm went off for a cargo hold. The passengers were asked to deplane quickly which triggered a stampede. Three passengers were injured in the incident... »

Egypt Air Flight Diverts to Sharm el Sheikh due to Engine Failure

Monday, August 8, 2016
By George Hatcher
Egypt Air Flight Diverts to Sharm el Sheikh due to Engine Failure

Egypt Air flight MS-621 had to divert and make an emergency in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, on August 4th. The Boeing 777-200 plane heading from Kuwait to Cairo, Egypt, was diverted after one of its engines stopped working. The plane landed uneventfully. All 304 passengers aboard remained safe. The passengers were accommodated in other... »

EgyptAir: Wreckage, Blackboxes located by “John Lethbridge”

Friday, June 17, 2016
By George Hatcher
EgyptAir: Wreckage, Blackboxes located by “John Lethbridge”

The Egyptair Airbus A320 known as flight MS-804 that departed May 18th from Charles de Gaulle airport and disappeared over the Mediterranean in Egyptian airspace apparently has been found. Jun 15th 2016 Egypt’s Civil Aviation Authority reported that the “John Lethbridge” identified A320 wreckage locations. Currently the area in question is being mapped, part... »

Pinging for Egyptair MS 804 as the Clock Runs Out

Sunday, June 12, 2016
By George Hatcher
Pinging for Egyptair MS 804 as the Clock Runs Out

When a plane goes down in the ocean, the black boxes aboard have enough juice to ping for thirty days. The pingers on flight data recorders AKA “black boxes” last a minimum of 30 days. After 30 days, the devices are still active, but the sound on which searchers hone is expected to die... »

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