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Air Canada Jet Crash Lands at Halifax Stanfield International Airport

Sunday, March 29, 2015
By George Hatcher
Air Canada Jet Crash Lands at Halifax Stanfield International Airport

Air Canada flight 624 crash landed at Halifax Stanfield International Airport, located in Nova Scotia, Canada, on March 29. The plane took off from Toronto and was attempting to landing at Halifax International Airport during a snow storm when it skidded off the runway. There were 133 passengers and 5 crew members aboard at... »

News Coverage of the Kazakhstan Crash that killed 21 Update

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
By George Hatcher
News Coverage of the Kazakhstan Crash that killed 21  Update

The SCAT-owned Canadian-built Bombardier Challenger CRJ-200 # UP-CJ006 crashed in Kyzyl Tu village five miles from its Almaty airport destination. There was disagreement over the number of passengers (5 crew, 16 passengers) Video below says several passes were made at landing. (unverified) Raw video Download article as PDF »

Piper Lands in Canadian Blizzard

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
By George Hatcher
Piper Lands in Canadian Blizzard

On Jan 29, 2013, at 9:15 a.m., an Image Air Charter Ltd Piper PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian was en route from La Crete, Alta to Three Hills (Canada) with three people aboard when it attempted to land in bad weather at Three Hills Airport. The plane descended into a blizzard, and at one end of... »

Four die in Red Wings Ferry Flight Crash in Russia

Sunday, December 30, 2012
By George Hatcher
Four die in Red Wings Ferry Flight Crash in Russia

On December 29, 2012, at 16:33, a Red Wings Tupelev 204-100V was on a ferry flight from Pardubice Airport Czech Republic to Moscow-Vnukova Airport, Russia when it crashed-landed in snow, overrunnning the runway. Weather conditions showed heavy gusts accompanying a light snowfall. The Federal Air Transport Agency said that the plane touched down in... »

Russian Tatarstan Airbus Ends Up in Kazan Airport Snowbank

Sunday, December 2, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Tatarstan Airlines Airbus A319-112 Where: Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia When: Dec 1, 2012 8:30 am Who: 109 passengers Why: Preparing for take-off to go to Moscow at 8:30, the Tatarstan Airlines Airbus overran the runway, ending up in a snowbank. The problem according to LifeNews was ice on the runway. No passengers were injured.... »

Manchester-bound Airbus Struck by Lightning

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Easyjet Airbus A320-200 en route from Athens Greece to Manchester Where: Manchester When: Jan 27th 2012 Why: On approach to Manchester, at 1300 feet the plane was struck by lightning, burning the fuselage under the cockpit window. The first approach was aborted due (apparently) to snow on the runway. The plane circled for... »

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