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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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