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Gulf Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bahrain

Thursday, January 25, 2018
By George Hatcher
Gulf Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bahrain

Gulf Air flight GF-19 had to return and make an emergency landing in Bahrain, on January 24th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, but had to turn back due to an issue with the slats. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

Gulf Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Peshawar, Pakistan

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Gulf Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Peshawar, Pakistan

Gulf Air flight GF-784 made an emergency landing in Peshawar, Pakistan, on April 4th. The Airbus A330-200 plane flying from Bahrain was on approach to Peshawar when the crew reported an issue with the brakes. The plane landed safely and was towed to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

Gulf Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bahrain

Saturday, March 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Gulf Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bahrain

Gulf Air flight GF-506 had to return for an emergency landing in Bahrain, on March 9th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Dubai, United Arab Emirates, but had to return shortly afterwards after the first officer reported feeling unwell. The plane landed back safely. The first officer was shifted to hospital. Download article... »

Gulf Air Plane Returns to Manila Airport due to Smoke in Cabin

Friday, August 5, 2016
By George Hatcher
Gulf Air Plane Returns to Manila Airport due to Smoke in Cabin

Gulf Air flight 155 had to make an emergency landing at Manila Airport in the Philippines, on August 5th. The plane was heading to Bahrain when the crew noticed smoke in the cabin and decided to turn back for an emergency landing. The plane landed safely. All 307 passengers and 12 crew members remained... »

Gulf Air Plane Diverts to Mumbai after Hitting Turbulence

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
By George Hatcher

Gulf Air flight GF-155 made an emergency landing in Mumbai, India, on May 27th. The Airbus A330-200, en-route from Manila, Philippines, to Bahrain, was diverted after it was hit by severe turbulence that injured several passengers and crew members. The plane landed uneventfully. One person was taken to hospital with head wounds. The flight... »

Gulf Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing at London Heathrow Airport

Tuesday, December 15, 2015
By George Hatcher
Gulf Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing at London Heathrow Airport

Gulf Air flight GF003 made an emergency landing at London Heathrow Airport, United Kingdom, on December 13. Authorities said the pilots of the Airbus 330, flying from Bahrain, declared an emergency after the aircraft developed some technical issues that led to a drop in cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. All 89 passengers aboard... »

Gulf Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing as Indian Infant Dies Onboard

Sunday, March 8, 2015
By George Hatcher
Gulf Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing as Indian Infant Dies Onboard

A Gulf Air flight had to make an emergency landing at Abu Dhabi airport, UAE, on the morning of March 2. The flight, en-route from Kochi to Bahrain, was diverted after an 11-month-old child fell sick. Medics were put on alert at the airport, however, the child had already died when the plane landed.... »

DGCA Gulf Air Landing Examined

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
By George Hatcher
DGCA Gulf Air Landing Examined

What: Gulf Air Airbus A320-200 en route from Bahrain to Kochi, India Where: Kochi When: Aug 28th 2011, 3.55 am Who: 137 passengers and 6 crew, 8 injuries Why: In examining this August incident, after doing some runway testing, the DGCA is blaming the accident on a slick runway. However defects have been found... »

Gulf Air Airbus Skids into Mud On landing in Kochi.

Monday, August 29, 2011
By George Hatcher
Gulf Air Airbus Skids into Mud On landing in Kochi.

What: Gulf Air Airbus A320-200 en route from Bahrain to Kochi, India Where: Kochi When: Aug 28th 2011, 3.55 am Who: 137 passengers and 6 crew, 8 injuries Why: On landing in gusty wind and severe rain at Cochin International Airport, the plane skidded to the right and slid ten meters from the pavement... »

Gulf Air Lands in Oman

Sunday, February 6, 2011
By George Hatcher
Gulf Air Lands in Oman

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Szabo Gabor What: Gulf Air Airbus A330-200 en route from Kuala Lumpur Malaysia to Bahrain Where: Muscat When: Feb 5th 2011 Who: 136 passengers Why: While en route, the pilot’s illness forced a landing at Muscat. The flight was completed by a replacement crew,... »

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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