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First Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Montreal

Thursday, September 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
First Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Montreal

First Air flight 7F-866 had to return and make an emergency landing in Montreal, Canada, on September 19th. The Boeing 737-400 plane took off for Kuujjuaq, Canada, but had to turn back after a strong odor was noticed in the cabin and cockpit. The plane landed safely. All 69 people aboard remained unhurt. Download... »

First Air Jet Crash Update

Thursday, August 25, 2011
By George Hatcher
First Air Jet Crash Update

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Gilbert Hechema What: First Air Boeing 737-210C en route from Yellow Knife to Resolute Where: near Resolute Airport, Nunavut, Canada When: August 20, 2011 Who: 4 crew, 11 passengers, 12 fatalities Why: After the First Air jet was on final instrument landing system approach... »

Mystery Boeing Crash in Nunavut Canada

Sunday, August 21, 2011
By George Hatcher
Mystery Boeing Crash in Nunavut Canada

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Gilbert Hechema What: First Air Boeing 737-210C en route from Yellow Knife to Resolute Where: near Resolute Airport, Nunavut, Canada When: August 20, 2011 Who: 4 crew, 11 passengers, 12 fatalities Why: On approach to Resolute Bay Airport, the plane impacted the hillside. The... »

Ice on PT2 Probe Disrupts Take Off

Monday, February 21, 2011
By George Hatcher
Ice on PT2 Probe Disrupts Take Off

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Yuda What: First Air Boeing 737-200 en route from Winnipeg,MB to Rankin Inlet,NU Where: Winnipeg When: Feb 18th 2011 Who: not available Why: The plane rejected takeoff on receipt of the left engine’s low power indication. Maintenance subsequently found ice on the PT2 probe.... »

First Air: False Overheat

Thursday, November 18, 2010
By George Hatcher
First Air: False Overheat

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Yuda What: A First Air Boeing 737-200 en route from Norman Wells, to Inuvik Where: Inuvik When: Nov 15th 2010 Who: 22 aboard Why: After takeoff, the right engine’s warning light came on. The crew declared an emergency but continued to Inuvik to make... »

First Air Lands Safely at Iqaluit with One Engine Down

Saturday, November 13, 2010
By George Hatcher
First Air Lands Safely at Iqaluit with One Engine Down

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Invader26 What: First Air Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-300 en route from Pangnirtung to Iqaluit Where: Iqaluit When: Nov 9th 2010 Who: 13 on board Why: North East of Iqaluit, low oil forced pilots to shut down an engine. The pilot dropped to a... »

First Air Altitude/Speed At Odds

Thursday, December 17, 2009
By George Hatcher
First Air Altitude/Speed At Odds

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Peter Tsagaris What: First Air Boeing 767-200 en route from Ottawa to Iqaluit Where: Iqaluit When: Dec 12th 2009 Who: 4 crew Why: The runway was not clear (assuming this means weather /precipitation) and after takeoff, airspeed dropped as the plane climbed, and the... »

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