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AeroUnion Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Mexico City

Saturday, October 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
AeroUnion Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Mexico City

AeroUnion flight 6R-300 had to return and make an emergency landing in Mexico City, Mexico, on October 27th. The plane took off for Guadalajara, Mexico, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported repeated surges in left engine along with streaks of flames and loud bangs. The plane landed safely. All passengers... »

Hawaiian Airlines Plane Diverts to Kahului Airport with Smoking Engine

Saturday, May 16, 2015
By George Hatcher
Hawaiian Airlines Plane Diverts to Kahului Airport with Smoking Engine

Hawaiian Airlines flight 118 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Kahului Airport, Hawaii, on May 12. According to the airline, the plane was heading from Honolulu to Kailua-Kona when it had to be diverted due to a “left engine surge.” The faulty engine was smoking when the plane touched the runway... »

Biman Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Dhaka

Saturday, February 7, 2015
By George Hatcher
Biman Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Dhaka

Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight BG 047 had to make an emergency landing at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on February 6. The Dubai-bound Boeing 777-200ER jet, carrying 241 passengers, took off from Chittagong at 12:33 a.m. However, after just a few minutes, an in-flight surge damaged one of its engines and caused... »

Air France Crisis Over Mumbai

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
By George Hatcher
Air France Crisis Over Mumbai

photographer Sergio Cardona On March 11, 2013, an Air France Airbus A330 en route from Mumbai to Paris developed an engine problem. The pilot shut down the engine and returned to Mumbai. There were almost two hundred passengers aboard the flight. None of them reported injury. Passengers disembarked, and were provided accommodations as an... »

Med View Emergency Landing, Lagos

Monday, January 28, 2013
By George Hatcher

On January 27, 2013, a Med View flight was en route from Lagos to Abuja when it developed sudden problems in one engine. Passengers panicked when they heard a boom at 12:30, and the plane began to fly unsteadily. 73 passengers were aboard the twelve o’clock flight that had started fifteen minutes late at... »

Rolls Royce Trent Engine Defection Causes Singapore Airlines Airbus toReturn to Origin

Friday, March 30, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-800 en route from Singapore to Frankfurt Where: Singapore When: Mar 27th 2012 Who: 430 passengers Why: While en route, the Airbus’s number three engine surged. Pilots shut down the engine and returned to Singapore. The engine involved was one of four Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines. A “surge” refers to... »

Bird Strike over Panama

Saturday, November 19, 2011
By George Hatcher
Bird Strike over Panama

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Bill Shull What: Continental Airlines Boeing 737-900 en route from Panama City (Panama) to Newark,NJ Where: Panama City When: November 18, 2011 Who: 176 aboard Why: After takeoff, while climbing out of Panama City, the Continental flight suffered a bird strike. After ingesting the... »

Qantas Engine Flames Out on Runway

Monday, January 17, 2011
By George Hatcher
Qantas Engine Flames Out on Runway

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Ven Stephan What: Qantas Boeing 747-400 en route from Sydney to Los Angeles Where: Sydney When: Jan 15th 2011 Who: 344 passengers Why: On the runway for takeoff, a left engine made a banging noise and shot flames. The pilots were able to stop... »

Boeing Engine Shut Down over Sao Paulo

Monday, November 22, 2010
By George Hatcher
Boeing Engine Shut Down over Sao Paulo

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Andrew Hunt – AirTeamImages What: An American Airlines Boeing 767-300 en route from Sao Paulo to Miami,FL Where: Sao Paulo When: Nov 18 2010 Why: After takeoff, the right engine made an explosive noise, suffered an engine surge and the pilots shut it down.... »

British Airways Engine Surge Cancels London Flight

Tuesday, November 16, 2010
By George Hatcher
British Airways Engine Surge Cancels London Flight

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Neil Guinea What: British Airways Boeing 747-400 en route from Vancouver,BC to London Where: Vancouver When: Nov 13th 2010, 2:00 a.m. Who: 262 on board Why: While underway, the left engine surged and the temperature exceeded normal. The standard protocol is to shut down... »

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    An aircraft and a helicopter crashed mid-flight near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, on Friday, November 17. Ruptly is live from the scene of the crash site as p...
  • Waddesdon Manor plane crash: Shock chart shows aircraft drop 1000 ft in 45 seconds
    Waddesdon Manor plane crash: Shock chart shows aircraft drop 1,000 ft in 45 seconds. A PLANE suspected of being involved in the Waddesdon Manor crash has been recorded plummeting 1,000 feet in just 45 seconds just before police were called to the incident. By Helen Barnett. PUBLISHED: 16:40 ...
  • Eleven dead, including Americans, as safari tourist plane crashes between Mount Kilimanjaro and ...
    Eleven people including American and German tourists are dead after a plane crash in Tanzania. Two Americans, two Germans, six Tanzanians, and a South African pilot were all killed when their Cessna Caravan aircraft crashed in Ngorongoro National Park. Coastal Aviation, which owned the aircraft, ...
  • Helicopter, plane crash in mid-air over England, leaving 'number of casualties'
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the UK has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday (Saturday NZ Time). Air crash investigators have ...
  • Funerals held for three victims killed in plane crash
    (WKYT) - A community is coming together again to remember three of four victims killed in a plane crash. Funerals will take place for Scott and Noah Foster, as well as Kyle Stewart on Friday in Somerset. Relatives laid the fourth victim, Doug Whitaker, to rest on Thursday. All four died on Sunday when ...
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  • Casualties in UK helicopter, plane crash
    A mid-air collision just north of London, England between a helicopter and an aircraft has resulted in a "number of casualties". Source: AAP. 5 MINS AGO. A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are ...
  • Casualties in UK helicopter and plane crash
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday, local time. SHARE; Share on ...
  • Waddesdon plane crash - Air traffic control 'was CLOSED due to staff shortages'
    Waddesdon plane crash - Air traffic control 'was CLOSED due to staff shortages'. AIR Traffic control services were reportedly closed for weeks due to staff shortages at the park where a helicopter and plane took off before catastrophically colliding, it has been revealed. By Vincent Wood. PUBLISHED: ...
  • Casualties in UK helicopter, plane crash
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday (local time). Air crash investigators ...

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