Swiftair

Swift Air Flight Returns to Miami due to Engine Problem

Monday, June 11, 2018
By George Hatcher
Swift Air Flight Returns to Miami due to Engine Problem

Swift Air flight WQ-1997 returned to Miami, Florida, on June 9th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Caracas, Venezuela, but had to turn back due to an engine issue. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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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