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Kenya Airways Plane Returns to South Africa due to Mechanical Problem

Thursday, August 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
Kenya Airways Plane Returns to South Africa due to Mechanical Problem

A Kenya Airways flight had to return and make an emergency landing at O. R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa, on August 23rd. The plane en-route to Nairobi, Kenya, had to return shortly after taking-off due to a transponder failure. The plane landed uneventfully. All people onboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Norwegian Air Plane Diverts to Ireland due to Unreliable Transmitter-Responder

Friday, June 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
Norwegian Air Plane Diverts to Ireland due to Unreliable Transmitter-Responder

Norwegian Air flight DY-7148 had to divert and make a safe emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on May 30th. The Shuttle Boeing 787-800, en-route from Boston, Massachusetts, to London, England, was diverted after it was refused to enter UK airspace due to unreliable transponder signals. The plane landed uneventfully. All people onboard remained... »

Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300 Transponder again and again and again…

Friday, February 24, 2012
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300 Transponder again and again and again…

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Serdar Yorulmaz What: Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300 en route from Chicago to Paris Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300 en route from Paris to New York over Prestwick Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300 en route from New York to Germany over Canada Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300 en... »

Gol Investigation Findings Released

Friday, December 12, 2008
By George Hatcher

Regarding the Gol jet that collided over the Amazon rain forest with an Embraer Legacy 600 executive jet owned by ExcelAire Service Inc. of New York: The GOL InvestigatIon has determined that the pilots of a New York-based executive jet had placed the transponder and collision avoidance system on standby before colliding with the... »

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