runway excursion

Tara Air Plane Skids Off Runway in Nepal; At Least Four Injured

Thursday, November 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Tara Air Plane Skids Off Runway in Nepal; At Least Four Injured

A Tara Air plane skidded off runway at Simikot Airport, Nepal, on November 28th. The plane was accelerating to takeoff for Surkhet, Nepal, when it blew a nose tire and skidded off the runway. There were sixteen people aboard, including thirteen passengers and three crew members. At least four of them were injured in... »

Starbow Airlines Plane Skids Off Runway at Kotoka International Airport

Monday, November 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Starbow Airlines Plane Skids Off Runway at Kotoka International Airport

A Starbow Airlines plane skidded off the runway at Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana, on November 25th. The plane, performing flight S9-104 to Kumasi, Ghana, was accelerating to takeoff when it veered off and crashed into a fence wall. One passenger was injured in the incident, and was taken to a hospital. The... »

Royal Jordanian Airlines Plane Overruns Runway in Aqaba, Jordan

Monday, September 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Royal Jordanian Airlines Plane Overruns Runway in Aqaba, Jordan

Royal Jordanian Airlines flight RJ-6888 overran the end of the runway during landing at King Hussein International Airport, Aqaba, Jordan, on September 17th. The incident happened when the Boeing 737-300 plane was coming from Amman, Jordan. All one hundred and twenty-six people aboard remained unharmed. The plane sustained minor damage. Download article as PDF »

Malaysia Airlines Plane Veers Off Runway in Sibu, Malaysia

Sunday, April 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Malaysia Airlines Plane Veers Off Runway in Sibu, Malaysia

Malaysia Airlines flight MH-2718 veered off runway during landing in Sibu, Malaysia, on April 8th. The incident happened when Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was attempting to land during a heavy downpour. The plane came to stop with its nose gear collapsed. All 61 passengers and 6 crew members remained uninjured.... »

Peruvian Airlines Plane Catches Fire after Veering Off Runway in Jauja, Peru

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Peruvian Airlines Plane Catches Fire after Veering Off Runway in Jauja, Peru

Peruvian Airlines flight P9-112 caught fire after it veered off the runway at Francisco Carle Airport in Jauja, Peru, on March 28th. The Boeing 737-300 plane was coming from Lima, Peru, when it skidded off the runway and burst into flames. The airline said all 141 people aboard were safely evacuated and none of... »

Joy Air Plane Skids off Runway in China; 7 Injured

Monday, May 11, 2015
By George Hatcher
Joy Air Plane Skids off Runway in China; 7 Injured

A Joy Air passenger plane, operating flight # JR1529, skidded off the runway at Fuzhou Changle International Airport in Fuzhou, China, on May 10. The accident happened upon landing, when the plane was coming from Yiwu in Zhejiang province of China. The plane was carrying 45 passengers and 7 crew members at the time.... »

Malaysia Air Asia Runway Excursion, Plane Skids off Runway

Monday, July 7, 2014
By George Hatcher
Malaysia Air Asia Runway Excursion, Plane Skids off Runway

An Air Asia Airbus A320 en route from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Brunei International Airport, Brunei suffered a runway excursion on landing. The airplane touched down and went off the side of the runway, and stopped in soft turf. Passengers disembarked via emergency slides directly on to the runway. The landing occurred under wet... »

Flight Slides off Runway

Thursday, January 9, 2014
By George Hatcher
Flight Slides off Runway

On January 9, 2013, a Jazz Air flight operating as Air Canada Express–flying a de Havilland DHC-8-402Q Dash 8 made a safe landing at John G. Diefenbaker International Airport in Saskatchewan Canada. The plane was taxiing when it struck ice, and veered off runway into snow where it was mired, blocking the runway. The... »

Rain Hampers Landing of Brazil Flight

Sunday, December 15, 2013
By George Hatcher
Rain Hampers Landing of Brazil Flight

On December 14, 2013, an Azul Linhas Aereas Embraer with 98 aboard was en route from São Paulo to Uberlândia-Eduardo Gomes Airport when it made a landing on wet pavement and suffered a runway excursion skidding on to soft grass. There were no injuries reported. According to Sergeant Ramos, emergency services assisted. The accident... »

Thai Airways Airbus with Nosegear Failure skids off Bangkok runway, 14 Hospitalized

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
By George Hatcher
Thai Airways Airbus with Nosegear Failure skids off Bangkok runway, 14 Hospitalized

A Thai Airways International Airbus A330-321 en route from Guangzhou Baiyun International to Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi International (i.e. China to Thailand) had a runway excursion when it landed at its destination. Fortunately emergency services were on hand to put out the fire that started in the engine. The Thai Airways statement said there was a “landing... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Investigators on scene Fond-du-Lac plane crash
    Left side view of the front of the ATR-42 that crashed just after taking off from the Fond du Lac airport in northern Saskatchewan on Dec. 13, 2017. Transportation Safety Board of Canada / Supplied. X. - A A +. Listen. Photos released by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) revealed the ...
  • Plane crash survivors took half an hour to pry open emergency exit
    Arson Fern had a feeling something was wrong when the ATR 42 airplane he and his family were on starting dipping from side to side. "I yelled in our language, in Dene, I said 'We're gonna crash! The plane's gonna crash!'" His wife, Janey, turned to him. "She said 'Arson, what is wrong with you?' […]
  • Pilot in Clairemont Plane Crash Had Flown Most of His Life
    The man piloting a small aircraft that suffered engine failure shortly after takeoff, crash-landing into a Clairemont home and killing two people, has been identified to NBC 7. Josh Reikes has been flying for most of his life, most recently for Sun Country Airlines, according to his LinkedIn page. Reikes was ...
  • Names Released In Calaveras Plane Crash
    Valley Springs, CA – The identities of two elderly men injured in Thursday's plane crash in Calaveras County have been released along with their conditions. As reported here Thursday afternoon, sheriff's officials stated that a witness saw the airplane flying low and believed it may have clipped a tree ...
  • Pilot, passenger identified in Calaveras County small plane crash
    VALLEY SPRINGS — Authorities identified the two men who were aboard a small plane that crashed Thursday in Calaveras County. Pilot Robert Pina, 72, of Lake Camanche and 75-year-old Richard Campbell of Pine Grove, along with a dog, were riding in the 1981 Cessna fixed-wing single-engine ...
  • At least 800-foot wreckage path left after northern Saskatchewan plane crash: TSB
    A plane crash in northern Saskatchewan left a path of wreckage extending at least 800 feet, according to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada. The West Wind Aviation plane, a twin-engine ATR-42 turboprop, went down Wednesday evening shortly after takeoff from Fond du Lac. Photos of the ...
  • Plane crash renews calls for all-season road into Fond du Lac
    The plane crash outside Fond du Lac this week should be “a wakeup call” for the provincial government to invest in all-season roads into the province's most remote communities, says the MLA who represents northwest Saskatchewan. “It's always just an expensive, dangerous proposition when you ...
  • 3 killed in Germany plane crash
    Berlin, Dec 15 : Three persons have been killed in a small plane crash in Germany, the media reported. The accident on Thursday took place in Ravensburg, in the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Xinhua news agency reported. The Cessna Citation Mustang Model 510 was on its way from the ...
  • Pilot error blamed in 2016 plane crash that killed three
    SCHOHARIE COUNTY -- A pilot's inadequate pre-flight planning and failure to use all available runway on takeoff likely led to the July 2016 Schoharie County plane crash that killed a Major League Baseball official and two others, according to a final National Transportation Safety Board report issued ...
  • Bruno plane crash photos
    Bruno plane crash photos. The. carrying Brazilian club Chapecoense crashed into a Colombian hillside, killing 71 people and leaving six survivors, officials said. The world is too terrible a place to live in, not because of the bad things that happen, AN investigation is under way after a light aircraft ...

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    about 8 hours ago
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