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EasyJet Falling Pieces

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
By George Hatcher
EasyJet Falling Pieces

On August 12, an easyJet Airbus A320-214 en route from Milan-Malpensa Airport to Lisbon took off okay, but pieces of the plane were falling. The control tower spotted the debris on the runway. After losing parts of the engine cowling, pilots made a safe, if dramatic landing back at the Milan-Malpensa. None of the... »

Caribbean Airlines Makes Emergency Landing at Piarco International Airport

Saturday, October 27, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Caribbean Airlines ATR 72 en route from Trinidad/Tobago to Caracas Where: Piarco International Airport Trinidad and Tobago When: October 25, 2012 Who: Four crew, 48 passengers Why: On takeoff, a panel on the plane became detached. One source identified the detached part as an engine panel. Another source called it an “exterior panel.”... »

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