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Wizz Air Flight Rejects Takeoff From Brussels South Charleroi Airport

Monday, December 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Flight Rejects Takeoff From Brussels South Charleroi Airport

Wizz Air flight W6-3352 had to reject takeoff from Brussels South Charleroi Airport, Belgium, on December 10th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Cluj International Airport, Romania, when the crew rejected takeoff due to disagreeing airspeeds. The plane safely returned to the apron. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Wizz Air Flight Rejects Takeoff From Henri Coanda International Airport

Monday, September 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Flight Rejects Takeoff From Henri Coanda International Airport

Wizz Air flight W6-3211 had to reject takeoff from Henri Coanda International Airport, Romania, on September 17th. The Airbus A321-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Billund, Denmark, when the right- hand engine failed, forcing the crew to reject takeoff. The plane safely stopped on the adjacent taxiway and was inspected by the emergency... »

Wizz Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iceland

Friday, September 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iceland

Wizz Air flight W6-1898 had to return and make an emergency landing in Keflavik, Iceland, on September 13th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Wroclaw, Poland, but had to turn back after an electronic cigarette of a passenger started emitting smoke. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and forty-seven people aboard remained... »

Wizz Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Liverpool

Saturday, September 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Liverpool

Wizz Air flight W6-1011 made an emergency landing in Liverpool, England, on September 7th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Katowice, Poland, was on final approach to Liverpool when the crew requested emergency assistance, reporting that a smartphone in the cabin had started emitting smoke. The crew secured the phone while the plane continued... »

Wizz Air Flight Returns to Barcelona due to Smoke in Cockpit

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Flight Returns to Barcelona due to Smoke in Cockpit

Wizz Air flight W6-1476 had to return and make an emergency landing in Barcelona, Spain, on July 29th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Warsaw, Poland, but had to turn back after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

Wizz Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Warsaw

Thursday, April 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Warsaw

Wizz Air flight W6-1381 made an emergency landing in Warsaw, Poland, on April 25th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Charleroi, Belgium, but had to turn back due to a lightning strike. The plane landed safely. All 220 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Wizz Air Plane Diverts to Budapest after Lightning Strike

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Plane Diverts to Budapest after Lightning Strike

Wizz Air flight W6-2927 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Budapest, Hungary, on November 7th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Ljubljana, Slovenia, to Charleroi, Belgium, was diverted due to a lightning strike. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers. Download... »

Wizz Air Flight Rejects Take Off after Bird Strike

Friday, September 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Flight Rejects Take Off after Bird Strike

Wizz Air flight W6-4340 had to reject take off from Memmingen, Germany, on September 25th. The plane was accelerating to take off for Sofia, Bulgaria, when a bird hit it, prompting the crew to reject take off. The plane, carrying 143 passengers, safely returned to the apron. The airline arranged a replacement plane for... »

Wizz Air Plane Rejects Takeoff in Bulgaria due to Bird Strike

Saturday, September 17, 2016
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Plane Rejects Takeoff in Bulgaria due to Bird Strike

Wizz Air flight W6-4551 had to reject takeoff at Burgas Airport, Burgas, Bulgaria, on September 16th. The Airbus A320-200 was accelerating the takeoff for London, England, when the crew reported a bird strike. The plane returned to the apron. All passengers were accommodated in a replacement plane. Download article as PDF »

Wizz Air Plane Rejects Takeoff in Lithuania after Bird Strike

Sunday, May 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Plane Rejects Takeoff in Lithuania after Bird Strike

Wizz Air flight W6-8063 had to reject taking-off at Vilnius International Airport, Vilnius, Lithuania, on May 21st. The Airbus A320-200 was about to takeoff for Barcelona, Spain, when one of its engines ingested a bird. The plane returned to the apron. The passengers were accommodated in a replacement plane. Download article as PDF »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Authorities ID man who died in plane crash near Carson City
    Authorities have identified the person who died Monday in a plane crash in northern Douglas County. Stephen Filice, 64, of Minden, was confirmed dead in the crash of the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca, according to a news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. More: 2 arrested after ...
  • President Halimah offers condolences to Iran over plane crash
    President Halimah Yacob has written to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to convey her condolences following the plane crash in central Iran. Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 was carrying 66 people when it disappeared from the radar as it flew over the Zagros range on Sunday morning, around 45 ...
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  • Authorities ID victim in plane crash
    The wheel of a small plane is visible above the sage brush as rescuers work at the scene on Monday. A 64-year-old Minden man was identified as the victim in a plane crash that occurred near Indian Hills on Monday. Stephen Filice was killed after the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca he was flying ...
  • A terrible plane crash once devastated US figure skating - and it still shapes it today
    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 11. FILE — American figure skater ...
  • A terrible plane crash once devastated US figure skating - and it still shapes it today
    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 13. FILE — American figure skater ...
  • Pilot's widow thanks aviation community on anniversary of fiery Essendon DFO plane crash
    The wife of a pilot killed in last year's Essendon plane crash has thanked the aviation community for its support on the anniversary of her husband's death, as an expert calls for a review of commercial development at airports. Four American tourists and pilot Max Quartermain died when the Beechcraft ...
  • Minden man killed in plane crash south of Carson City
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - A 64-year-old northern Nevada man has been killed in a small plane crash south of Carson City. The Douglas County sheriff's office identified the victim of Monday's crash as Stephen Filice of Minden. The sheriff's office said Tuesday the Federal Aviation Administration is ...
  • Unapologetic Farting Man on Plane Causes Emergency Landing
    A fight broke out after a man on a flight to Amsterdam wouldn't stop passing gas.
  • Iranian authorities begin to recover bodies from plane crash
    The Aseman Airlines flight disappeared from radar as it flew over the Zagros mountain range on Sunday morning. Source: AP / Morteza Salehi / Tasnim News Agency. The incident has reawakened concerns over aviation safety in Iran, which has been exacerbated by international sanctions over the ...

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