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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... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Incorrect weight caused Sunshine Coast light plane crash, expert report rules
    Investigators have ruled the cause of a light plane crash on the Sunshine Coast last year was incorrect weight distribution, which increased the chance of a mid-air stall and destabilised the aircraft. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau released its crash report on Tuesday after the South ...
  • Questions remain over Vic DFO plane crash
    One year after a fatal light plane crash at a Melbourne shopping centre, the cause remains unknown and a fresh investigation has been launched. Updated Updated 2 hours ago. Five men were killed when a light plane plunged into a Melbourne shopping centre and a year later investigators are still ...
  • Rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    Time is ticking as Iranian rescue teams search the Zagros Mountains trying to locate the wreckage of a missing Aseman Airliner that crashed there on Sunday morning with 66 people on board. The missing plane was an ATR 72-500 twin-engine turboprop. It left the capital city of Tehran to Yasuj, ...
  • Iranian rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims The Associated Press. In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
  • Iranian Plane Crash Site Found, All 65 on Board Reportedly Killed
    Search and rescue forces on Monday located the crash site of a plane in Iran where all passengers and crew were killed, according to Iran's Press TV. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72—a small, short-distance twin engine plane—had 65 people on board when it crashed into Mount Dena in southern Iran on ...
  • WY Plane Crash
    The plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and Michelle Patterson and they are believed to ...
  • One dead in plane crash south of Carson City
    One person is confirmed dead in the crash of a twin-engined light passenger plane off of Hobo Hot Springs Road south of ...
  • Pilot in Longmont plane crash remains in serious condition
    An airplane lies on its roof along the runway at Vance Brand Municipal Airport in Longmont on Friday afternoon. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer). The pilot of a small plane that crashed on Friday remains in serious condition and the flight instructor has since been released from the hospital, according ...
  • Ramaphosa sends condolences to Iran after plane crash
    "On behalf of the government and the people of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed a message of condolences to the government and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran following the plane crash that occurred in the Zagros Mountain Range on ...
  • Rescuers reach plane crash site in Iran mountains
    A group of relatives of passengers of an Iran Aseman Airline flight gathers around a mosque at the Mehr-Abad airport in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday after reports that the plane had crashed. Photo by Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA-EFE. Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Rescue teams reached the snow-capped mountains of ...

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