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South African Airways Flight Rejects Takeoff From Munich

Friday, December 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
South African Airways Flight Rejects Takeoff From Munich

South African Airways flight SA-265 had to reject takeoff from Munich, Germany, on December 13th. The Airbus A340-300 plane was accelerating to take off for Johannesburg, South Africa, when the crew rejected takeoff due to indication of an engine problem. The plane safely returned to the apron. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

S. Africa Airbus in Lightning Strike

Wednesday, December 7, 2011
By George Hatcher
S. Africa Airbus in Lightning Strike

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Ricardo Rodrigues What: SAA South African Airways Airbus A340-300 en route from Johannesburg (South Africa) to Perth,WA Where: Perth When: Dec 6th 2011 Why: After a normal flight, on approach to Perth, the plane was struck by lightning. Subsequently, pilots reported problems and began... »

Aircastle Delivers the First of Six New Airbus A330-200 Aircraft to South African Airways

Tuesday, February 8, 2011
By George Hatcher

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 7, 2011 — Aircastle Limited (the “Company” or “Aircastle”) announced today that it delivered to South African Airways (“SAA”) the first of six new Airbus Model A330-200 aircraft scheduled for delivery this year. The aircraft will be equipped with latest-generation Rolls-Royce Trent 772B engines. Debt financing for this purchase was arranged... »

SAA Makes Safe Emergency Landing

Monday, December 21, 2009
By George Hatcher
SAA Makes Safe Emergency Landing

Pictured: A South African Airways Airbus A319-131 Johannesburg South Africa Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Andre Kok What: South African Airways Airbus A319-100 en route from Johannesburg Where: Cape Town When: Saturday Dec 19 2009 Who: 116 passengers Why: While en route the plane developed a technical glitch leading... »

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