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SATA Air Acores Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cockpit

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
SATA Air Acores Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cockpit

SATA Air Acores flight SP-479 made an emergency landing in Lajes, Portugal, on October 21st. The plane flying from Pico Island, Portugal, was descending toward Lajes when the crew declared an emergency due to smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All twenty-six people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Azores Airlines Plane Returns to Portugal after Bird Strike

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
Azores Airlines Plane Returns to Portugal after Bird Strike

Azores Airlines flight S4-134 had to return and make a safe emergency landing at Lajes Field, Lajes Air Base, Portugal, on July 15th. The Airbus A320-200 en-route to Lisbon, Portugal had just departed Lajes’s runway when the crew reported a bird strike resulting in engine failure. The plane landed safely. All 109 people onboard... »

SATA Emergency Landing in Funchal

Saturday, June 25, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: SATA International Airbus A320-200 en route from Funchal to Copenhagen Where: Funchal Portugal When: Jun 20th 2011 Who: 104 passengers, 6 crew Why: On takeoff, the plane flew through a flock of birds, resulting in damage to both engines. There was vibration but no loss of power. Within a quarter of an hour,... »

Sata Airbus Tire Punctured

Friday, March 4, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: SATA International Airbus A320-200 en route from Lisbon to the Terceira Azores Islands Where: Lajes When: Mar 4th 2011 Why: Landing in Portugal on a wet runway, the plane ran over a sandbag and cable, puncturing a tire. The runway was closed, as the situation was dealt with. Download article as PDF »

Airbus: Hard Landing in Portugal

Thursday, November 12, 2009
By George Hatcher
Airbus: Hard Landing in Portugal

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Lino Borges What: SATA International Airbus A310-300 en route from Lisbon to Ponta Delgada Where: Ponta Delgada, Portugal When: Nov 6th 2009 Who: not available Why: The Airbus had a normal flight but a hard landing at Ponta Delgada. Passengers debarked and took an... »

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