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Chinese Cargo Flight Runway Excursion in Taiwan

Sunday, April 6, 2014
By George Hatcher

China Airlines Cargo Boeing 747-409F was en route from Abu Dhabi to Taipei when it suffered runway excursion on landing. The right landing gear went off the runway on landing, damaging runway lights, a taxi light and tires. The gear left a track of 570 feet The airport advance team measured, tested the aircraft,... »

Indonesia: Plane Stuck in the Mud

Friday, January 3, 2014
By George Hatcher

On January 3, 2013, a Garuda Indonesia Bombardier CRJ-600-2E25 en route from Sorong Airport to Renani Airport suffered a runway excursion after landing. The number of passengers aboard was not release. No one was injured and the plane didn’t suffer any damage but it did get stuck. The pilots apparently tried to turn on... »

Odessa-Donetsk Crash Details Emerge

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
By George Hatcher
Odessa-Donetsk Crash Details Emerge

An RT Photo was released of the Odessa Donetsk wreckage. The fire was quickly brought under control. The photo below came from Twitter. Current numbers are four dead, two missing, 12 injured. Download article as PDF »

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  • KLM Cityhopper Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam https://t.co/OOgs2tQJfZ
    about 10 hours ago
  • Qantas Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles https://t.co/vPD09iJnh3
    about 10 hours ago
  • WestJet Flight Diverts to North Dakota due to Electrical Odor in Cabin https://t.co/BvvGP9EVKQ
    about 10 hours ago
  • American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport https://t.co/CePxEmPXrS
    about 10 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Learjet crash in Toluca Mexico, shortly after takeoff. Both pilots aboard suffered fatal injury.… https://t.co/LcjJdVh7oC
    about 21 hours ago