Swiftair

Swift Air Plane Diverts to Florida due to Smoke Indication in Cargo Hold

Sunday, July 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Swift Air Plane Diverts to Florida due to Smoke Indication in Cargo Hold

Swift Air flight WQ-933 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Miami International Airport, Florida, on July 7th. The Boeing 737-300 flying from Montego Bay, Jamaica, to Cleveland, Ohio, had to divert due to smoke indication in its cargo hold. The plane landed safely. All 155 people aboard remained safe. Download article... »

Swift Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing at St. Louis Downtown Airport

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Swift Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing at St. Louis Downtown Airport

Swift Air flight Q7-5017 had to return and make an emergency landing at St. Louis Downtown Airport, Illinois, on January 8th. The plane took off for Los Angeles, California, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. The plane was... »

Swiftair Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon Airport

Saturday, November 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
Swiftair Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon Airport

Swiftair flight QY-2939 had to return and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on November 17th. The cargo plane had just departed for Leipzig, Germany, when the crew reported that they had lost all instruments and declared an emergency. The crew were able to re-gain most of the instruments before the plane... »

BEA on SwiftAir Air Algeria (Burkina Faso to Algiers) Crash July 2014

Thursday, April 2, 2015
By George Hatcher

Accident 24 July 2014 in Gossi, Mali to the MD-83 registered EC-LTV operated by Swiftair S.A. Press release from the BEA and the Commission d’Enquêtes Accidents et Incidents de l’Aviation civile (Mali) Following the publication of the Interim Report on 20 September 2014 in Bamako (Mali), investigative work has continued, based on the analysis... »

AirAlgerie Flight 5017 Wreckage found near Gossi in Mali. Update

Friday, July 25, 2014
By George Hatcher

The crash is confirmed of the McDonnell Douglas MD-83 flight, which embarked from Ouagadougou Airport in Burkina Faso for Algiers-Houari Boumediene Airport in Algeria. None of the six Spanish crew nor the 112 passengers survived. The current estimation is that the pilots encountered a sand storm, and redirected due to weather. The plane was... »

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    #AVIATION officials confirmed on Wednesday the apparent disappearance of a small passenger aircraft, which departed Andros en route to New Providence shortly after 8am. #According to Delvin Major, director of the Accident Investigations Department in the Bahamas Civil Aviation Authority, officials ...
  • Military plane crash kills three in Turkey
    ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – A Turkish army-owned CASA transport plane crashed on Wednesday killing two pilots and a technician who were on a training flight, the military said in a statement. The Spanish-Indonesian made CASA CN 235 took off before noon local time from a main ...
  • Student deaths rock the University of Pennsylvania
    It has been a rough year for me and my fellow peers at the University of Pennsylvania. In just 13 months, nine students tragically lost their lives in a variety of ways from suicide to a plane crash. Just a week ago, Blaze Bernstein, a 19-year-old sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania, was found dead, ...
  • Remains of WWII pilot to be buried in Millsboro
    Stanley Stegnerski, last seen in skies above Germany in 1944, soon will be laid to rest in Delaware. Second Lieutenant Stegnerski was a 25-year-old from Chester, Pennsylvania, and a member of the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II Nearly a year and a half after his plane's crash site was ...
  • UPDATE: Pilot injured after small plane crash on flight from Kansas to New Mexico
    SANTA FE — The National Transportation Safety Board continues their investigation of the crash of a small plane on a flight from Kansas to New Mexico. The fixed wing-single engine aircraft was unable to maintain altitude due to icing and crashed in a field approximately four miles southeast of Santa ...
  • 3 soldiers killed in Turkish military training plane crash
    ANKARA, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- A Turkish military CASA-type cargo plane on Wednesday afternoon crashed in the southern Anatolian province of Isparta during training exercises, killing three Turkish crew members. Turkish Armed Forces confirmed in a statement that two pilots and one technician were on ...
  • RC Plane Crash
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    An airport security van leaves the site of a small plane crash in Saint-Geoirs, on January 5, 2013. Five people died when their private plane crashed a few moments after taking off from the Grenoble airport in southeastern France, local police said. AFP PHOTO / Jean Pierre Clatot.
  • Three Lives Lost As Military Plane Crashed In Turkey
    Three lives have been reportedly lost in a plane crash on Wednesday in southern Anatolia, Turkey. The transport plane was owned by the Turkish military. According to a statement by the Turkish army, the victims of the plane crash were all military personnel. The statement also revealed that the plane ...
  • Vince Gilligan On The Toughest Jams The 'Breaking Bad' Writers Put Walter White Into
    But then, if you're not being lazy with your storytelling, then it quickly dawns on you, “Well, it can't just be a plane crash out of the blue. That's not Drama 101. It needs to be something that the main character action's put into motion.” So you can't just have a plane crash unless Walter […]

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