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Red Wings Airlines Plane Returns to Russia due to Engine Shut Down

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
Red Wings Airlines Plane Returns to Russia due to Engine Shut Down

Red Wings Airlines flight WZ-9830 had to return and make an emergency landing at Roshchino International Airport, Tyumen Oblast, Russia, on July 18th. The Tupolev TU-204 was en-route to Sochi, Russia when the crew had to shut one of its engines down mid-air. The plane landed safely. All 213 passengers and 8 crew members... »

Five Killed in Sudan Military Plane Crash

Monday, May 2, 2016
By George Hatcher

A Sudanese military plane crashed in El Obied, North Kurdufan, Sudan, on April 30th. The Soviet-era Antonov 26 plane went down when it was attempting to land at the El Obied airport. There were five crew members aboard at the time; all of them were killed in the crash. Army officials said the crash... »

Redwings Airlines Suspension Pending

Friday, February 1, 2013
By George Hatcher
Redwings Airlines Suspension Pending

Red Wings Airlines is grounded. Almost. Beginning Feb 4, Red Wings will be suspended due to the results of an inspection that turned up pilot training and flight preparation breaches. The Red Wings fleet is made up of Tu-204 jets. WE WONDER if the airline is under safety suspension why they are waiting until... »

Redwings Moscow Crash Has Three Survivors

Tuesday, January 1, 2013
By George Hatcher
Redwings Moscow Crash Has Three Survivors

The Red Wings Tupolev jet that crashed on December 29 had three survivors, two men and a woman. Their conditions are improving. The five fatalities included the captain, first officer, flight engineer, and two flight attendants. One of the now-deceased flight attendants had survived a while with traumatic brain injury, but succumbed. Russian investigators... »

Four die in Red Wings Ferry Flight Crash in Russia

Sunday, December 30, 2012
By George Hatcher
Four die in Red Wings Ferry Flight Crash in Russia

On December 29, 2012, at 16:33, a Red Wings Tupelev 204-100V was on a ferry flight from Pardubice Airport Czech Republic to Moscow-Vnukova Airport, Russia when it crashed-landed in snow, overrunnning the runway. Weather conditions showed heavy gusts accompanying a light snowfall. The Federal Air Transport Agency said that the plane touched down in... »

Red Wing Emergency Landing

Tuesday, January 19, 2010
By George Hatcher
Red Wing Emergency Landing

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Ignatiy Savranskiy What: Red Wings Tupolev Tu-204 en route from Omsk to Moscow Where: Omsk When: Jan 19 2010 8:45 p.m. Moscow time Who: 207 passengers Why: After takeoff, the bay door of the front landing gear failed to close. The pilots made a... »

Red Wings Emergency Landing In Moscow

Saturday, September 5, 2009
By George Hatcher
Red Wings Emergency Landing In Moscow

Click to view full size photo at Contact Photographer Vala What: Red Wings Airlines Tupolev TU-204 en route from Nizhny Novgorod to Antalya Where: Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport. When: Saturday 6:40 p.m. Who: 208 passengers (also reported as 200) Why: After experiencing an engine problem, the crew burned fuel and landed safely at Moscow’s... »

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