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GOL Transportes Aereos Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Bird Strike

Monday, June 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
GOL Transportes Aereos Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Bird Strike

GOL Transportes Aereos flight G3-1713 made an emergency landing in Cuiaba, Brazil, on June 16th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Brasilia, Brazil, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Gol Transportes Aereos Plane Returns to Brazil due to Smell of Smoke

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Gol Transportes Aereos Plane Returns to Brazil due to Smell of Smoke

Gol Transportes Aereos flight G3-1613 had to return and make an emergency landing at Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport, Brazil, on May 8th. The Boeing 737-800 flying to Sao Paulo Guarulhos, Brazil, had to return due to smell of smoke. The plane landed safely. The passengers were rebooked in other flights. Download article as PDF »

Gol Transportes Aereos Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bird Strikes

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
By George Hatcher
Gol Transportes Aereos Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bird Strikes

Gol Transportes Aereos flight G3-9139 had to return and make an emergency landing in Goiana, Brazil, on January 28th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but had to return shortly afterwards after its left engine ingested multiple birds. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Gol Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Gol Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

Gol Airlines flight G3-2020 had to return and make an emergency landing in Brasilia, Brazil, on January 22nd. The Boeing 737-700 plane took off for Boa Vista, Brazil, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew failed to retract landing gear. The plane landed safely. There were 130 people aboard at the time;... »

Gol Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
Gol Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport

Gol Airlines flight G3-5472 made an emergency landing at Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on October 23rd. The plane en-route from Belo Horizonte to Sao Paulo–Congonhas Airport, Brazil, was diverted after the crew reported issues with the slats. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 125 people aboard at the time; all... »

GOL Plane Rejects Take-off in Brazil due to Engine Issue

Saturday, July 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
GOL Plane Rejects Take-off in Brazil due to Engine Issue

Gol Transportes Aereos flight, G3-4847 had to reject taking off at Porto Alegre, Brazil, on June 30th. The Boeing 737-800, flying to Curitiba, Brazil, had to abort the take-off due to some issue with one of its engines. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Gol Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

Friday, April 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Gol Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

Gol Airlines flight G3-1620 had to return and make an emergency landing in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, on April 26th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a problem with right hand engine. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as... »

Gol Linhas Aéreas Plane makes Safe Landing in Brazil

Tuesday, December 15, 2015
By George Hatcher
Gol Linhas Aéreas Plane makes Safe Landing in Brazil

Gol Linhas Aéreas flight G3-1253 had to return and make a safe landing at Sen. Petronio Portella Airport, Teresina, Piaui, Brazil, on December 12. The Boeing 737-800 was en-route to Brasilia, Brazil, when the crew encountered some problem with its engine and returned to Teresina for a safe landing. The plane landed safely. All... »

Gol: US Pilots Retrial Upholds Conviction, No Jailtime

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
By George Hatcher

Joseph Lepore of Bay Shore, New York, and Jan Paladino were flying the Embraer Legacy 600 executive jet that collided with a Boeing 737 operated by Gol Lineas Aereas Intelligentes SA. Lepore and Paladino guided the plane they were flying to safely while the larger jet crashed into the jungle, killing all aboard. The... »

Gol: US Pilots to Face Retrial in Absentia

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
By George Hatcher

Joseph Lepore of Bay Shore, New York, and Jan Paladino were flying the Embraer Legacy 600 executive jet that collided with a Boeing 737 operated by Gol Lineas Aereas Intelligentes SA. Lepore and Paladino guided the plane they were flying to safely while the larger jet crashed into the jungle, killing all aboard. The... »

RSS Plane Crash News

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    Investigators have ruled the cause of a light plane crash on the Sunshine Coast last year was incorrect weight distribution, which increased the chance of a mid-air stall and destabilised the aircraft. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau released its crash report on Tuesday after the South ...
  • Questions remain over Vic DFO plane crash
    One year after a fatal light plane crash at a Melbourne shopping centre, the cause remains unknown and a fresh investigation has been launched. Updated Updated 2 hours ago. Five men were killed when a light plane plunged into a Melbourne shopping centre and a year later investigators are still ...
  • 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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