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Italian Fighter Jets Intercept Air France Flight After Loss of Communication

Friday, March 23, 2018
By George Hatcher
Italian Fighter Jets Intercept Air France Flight After Loss of Communication

Air France flight AF-671 was intercepted by two Italian fighter jets over Italy, on March 22nd. The incident happened after the Boeing 777-300 plane flying from Roland Garros Airport, Reunion, to Paris Orly Airport, France, lost communication with the Italian ATC. The plane subsequently landed safely at Paris Orly Airport. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.... »

Fighter Jets Intercept Ryanair Flight Over Netherlands

Monday, February 12, 2018
By George Hatcher
Fighter Jets Intercept Ryanair Flight Over Netherlands

Ryanair flight FR-9525 was intercepted by Belgian fighter aircraft over Netherlands, on February 10th. The aircraft were dispatched after the Boeing 737-800 plane, heading from Lublin, Poland, to London Stansted Airport, England, lost contact with the ATC. The communication was subsequently re-established, and the fighter jets returned to their bases. The flight continued to... »

Fighter Jets Escort Air Algerie Flight to Lyon, France

Friday, January 12, 2018
By George Hatcher
Fighter Jets Escort Air Algerie Flight to Lyon, France

Air Algerie flight AH-1460 was intercepted by two French fighter jets on the way to Lyon, France, on January 9th. The Mirage 2000 fighter jets were dispatched after the Boeing 737-800 plane, flying from Constantine, Algeria, lost communication with the ATC. The plane continued for a safe landing under escort. All passengers and crew... »

Tassili Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Algeria

Monday, October 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
Tassili Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Algeria

Tassili Airlines flight SF-2210 made an emergency landing in Oran, Algeria, on October 14th. The plane heading from Algiers to Tlemcen, Algeria, was diverted after it lost communication with the ATC. However, while trying to send a transponder signal for loss of communication, the crew mistakenly set the code that indicates unlawful interference. The... »

Hungarian Military Aircraft Intercept TAROM Flight After Loss of Communication

Saturday, April 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Hungarian Military Aircraft Intercept TAROM Flight After Loss of Communication

TAROM flight RO-316 was intercepted by Hungarian military aircraft on April 28th. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Munich, Germany, to Sibiu, Romania, was intercepted after it lost contact with the ATC in the Hungarian airspace. The communication was subsequently restored and the military aircraft returned to the base. The passenger plan continued for... »

Fighter Jets Escort Air India Plane After it Loses Communication

Sunday, March 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Fighter Jets Escort Air India Plane After it Loses Communication

Air India flight AI-171 was intercepted by fighter jets on March 10th. The Boeing 787-800 plane was heading from Ahmedabad, India, to Heathrow Airport, England, when it lost communication. Czech fighter jets were dispatched to intercept the plane and were able to communicate with the captain. The captain signaled about having technical issues due... »

Fighter Jets Escort Fleet Air International Plane to Birmingham

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Fighter Jets Escort Fleet Air International Plane to Birmingham

Fleet Air International flight FRF-101 was intercepted by fighter jets on March 7th. The plane was heading from Otopeni, Romania, to Birmingham, England, when it lost communication with the ATC. Fighter planes were dispatched from Belgium and UK that intercepted the flight and escorted it safely to Birmingham. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article... »

Fighter Jets Intercept Jet Airways Plane After Loss of Communication

Sunday, February 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
Fighter Jets Intercept Jet Airways Plane After Loss of Communication

Jet Airways flight 9W-118 was intercepted by two fighter planes due to loss of communication on February 16. The Boeing 777-300 plane was heading from Mumbai, India, to London, England, when it lost communication with the ATC. Two fighter jets intercepted the aircraft and subsequently, the communication was restored. The plane continued for a... »

Fighter Jet Escorts Volaris Airlines Plane after Loss of Communication

Saturday, October 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Fighter Jet Escorts Volaris Airlines Plane after Loss of Communication

Volaris Airlines flight Y4-9023 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Glasgow Prestwick Airport in Scotland, United Kingdom, on October 28th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was heading from Toulouse, France. to Keflavik, Iceland, when it lost communication with the ATC. A fighter jet was dispatched for escort. The passenger plane, escorted by... »

REACH Aircraft Crashes in California; 4 Killed

Sunday, July 31, 2016
By George Hatcher
REACH Aircraft Crashes in California; 4 Killed

A REACH Air Medical Services aircraft crashed in Humboldt County, North Coast, California, on July 29th. The Piper PA31 flying from Crescent City Airport, to Oakland International Airport, California, was mid-air when the crew declared emergency due to smoke in its cockpit, and later it lost connection with radar. The plane debris was found... »

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