Pegasus Airlines

Pegasus Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Friday, August 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Pegasus Airlines flight PC-2862 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Gulyali, Turkey, on August 16th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Sabiha Gokçen International Airport, Turkey, was on final approach to Gulyali when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Pegasus Airlines Flight Diverts to Iran due to Medical Emergency

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Flight Diverts to Iran due to Medical Emergency

A Pegasus Airlines flight had to make an emergency landing in Isfahan, Iran, on February 13th. The plane en-route from Istanbul, Turkey, to Bahrain was diverted after a passenger became ill. The plane landed safely. The passenger received medical treatment at the airport. The flight resumed shortly afterwards. Download article as PDF »

Pegas Fly Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Russia

Friday, January 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Pegas Fly Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Russia

Pegas Fly Airlines flight IK-2561 had to divert for an emergency landing in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on January 18th. The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Perm, Russia, to Nha Trang, Vietnam, was diverted after all the toilets became inoperative. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Pegasus Airlines Plane Returns to Istanbul after Bird Strike

Saturday, November 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Plane Returns to Istanbul after Bird Strike

Pegasus Airlines flight PC-383 had to return and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on November 25th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Hamburg, Germany, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a bird strike. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. The airline arranged... »

Pegasus Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Italy

Sunday, September 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Italy

Pegasus Airlines flight PC-423 made a safe emergency landing at Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, Italy, on September 4th. The Boeing 737-800 flying from Istanbul, Turkey, had just landed when one of its gears stopped working and its tyre bursted. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Pegasus Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Turkey after Tire Burst

Saturday, August 13, 2016
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Turkey after Tire Burst

Pegasus Airlines flight PC-4162 made a safe landing at Erkilet International Airport, Kayseri, Turkey, on August 11. The Boeing 737-800 flying from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen, Turkey, had just landed when its main brakes locked up resulting in tire burst. The plane was damaged. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Pegasus Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Germany

Friday, May 6, 2016
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Germany

Pegasus Airlines flight PC-327 made an emergency landing in Stuttgart, Germany, on May 3rd. The plane, flying from Izmir, Turkey, declared an emergency due to an air-conditioning failure. The plane landed uneventfully after the crew initiated an emergency descent. The passenger oxygen masks were deployed. Download article as PDF »

Pegasus Airlines Jet Diverts to Sofia Airport due to Engine Failure

Friday, August 28, 2015
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Jet Diverts to Sofia Airport due to Engine Failure

A Pegasus Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Sofia Airport in Bulgaria, on August 28th. The plane, en-route from Antalya, Turkey to Amsterdam, Netherlands, was diverted after one of its engines failed. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 163 passengers and 6 crew members on-board at the time; none of them was hurt.... »

Pegasus Airlines Plane Returns to Turkey after Loss of Cabin Pressure

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Plane Returns to Turkey after Loss of Cabin Pressure

Pegasus Airlines flight PC5121 had to return and make an emergency landing at Adnan Menderes Airport in Izmir, Turkey, on May 18. The Boeing 737-800 was heading to London when it lost cabin pressure and had to turn back for an emergency landing. The plane landed uneventfully and everyone aboard remained safe. The airline... »

Pegasus “Sochi Olympics” Hijack Attempt

Friday, February 7, 2014
By George Hatcher
Pegasus  “Sochi Olympics” Hijack Attempt

On Feb 7 2014, on a Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-86J en route from Kharkov to Istanbul, the 45-year-old passenger seated in “2F” hollered “BOMB!” threatened there was a bomb in the baggage compartment and wanted to hijack the plane to go to the Sochi Olympics. His attempt to enter the cockpit was foiled. When... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Investigators on scene Fond-du-Lac plane crash
    Left side view of the front of the ATR-42 that crashed just after taking off from the Fond du Lac airport in northern Saskatchewan on Dec. 13, 2017. Transportation Safety Board of Canada / Supplied. X. - A A +. Listen. Photos released by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) revealed the ...
  • Plane crash survivors took half an hour to pry open emergency exit
    Arson Fern had a feeling something was wrong when the ATR 42 airplane he and his family were on starting dipping from side to side. "I yelled in our language, in Dene, I said 'We're gonna crash! The plane's gonna crash!'" His wife, Janey, turned to him. "She said 'Arson, what is wrong with you?' […]
  • Pilot in Clairemont Plane Crash Had Flown Most of His Life
    The man piloting a small aircraft that suffered engine failure shortly after takeoff, crash-landing into a Clairemont home and killing two people, has been identified to NBC 7. Josh Reikes has been flying for most of his life, most recently for Sun Country Airlines, according to his LinkedIn page. Reikes was ...
  • Names Released In Calaveras Plane Crash
    Valley Springs, CA – The identities of two elderly men injured in Thursday's plane crash in Calaveras County have been released along with their conditions. As reported here Thursday afternoon, sheriff's officials stated that a witness saw the airplane flying low and believed it may have clipped a tree ...
  • Pilot, passenger identified in Calaveras County small plane crash
    VALLEY SPRINGS — Authorities identified the two men who were aboard a small plane that crashed Thursday in Calaveras County. Pilot Robert Pina, 72, of Lake Camanche and 75-year-old Richard Campbell of Pine Grove, along with a dog, were riding in the 1981 Cessna fixed-wing single-engine ...
  • At least 800-foot wreckage path left after northern Saskatchewan plane crash: TSB
    A plane crash in northern Saskatchewan left a path of wreckage extending at least 800 feet, according to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada. The West Wind Aviation plane, a twin-engine ATR-42 turboprop, went down Wednesday evening shortly after takeoff from Fond du Lac. Photos of the ...
  • Plane crash renews calls for all-season road into Fond du Lac
    The plane crash outside Fond du Lac this week should be “a wakeup call” for the provincial government to invest in all-season roads into the province's most remote communities, says the MLA who represents northwest Saskatchewan. “It's always just an expensive, dangerous proposition when you ...
  • 3 killed in Germany plane crash
    Berlin, Dec 15 : Three persons have been killed in a small plane crash in Germany, the media reported. The accident on Thursday took place in Ravensburg, in the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Xinhua news agency reported. The Cessna Citation Mustang Model 510 was on its way from the ...
  • Pilot error blamed in 2016 plane crash that killed three
    SCHOHARIE COUNTY -- A pilot's inadequate pre-flight planning and failure to use all available runway on takeoff likely led to the July 2016 Schoharie County plane crash that killed a Major League Baseball official and two others, according to a final National Transportation Safety Board report issued ...
  • Bruno plane crash photos
    Bruno plane crash photos. The. carrying Brazilian club Chapecoense crashed into a Colombian hillside, killing 71 people and leaving six survivors, officials said. The world is too terrible a place to live in, not because of the bad things that happen, AN investigation is under way after a light aircraft ...

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