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Airlinair Plane makes Emergency landing in France due to Weather Radar Malfunction

Sunday, June 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
Airlinair Plane makes Emergency landing in France due to Weather Radar Malfunction

Airlinair flight A5-4078 had to return and make an emergency landing at Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport, France, on June 24th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, en-route to Pau, France, had to return due to a malfunction of its weather radar. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

British Airways Plane Returns to London Heathrow Airport

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
By George Hatcher
British Airways Plane Returns to London Heathrow Airport

British Airways flight BA-277 had to return and make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, London, United Kingdom, on June 12th. The plane took off for Hyderabad, India, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with weather radar. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Air Busan Plane Diverts and Makes Emergency Landing in South Korea

Monday, April 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Busan Plane Diverts and Makes Emergency Landing in South Korea

Air Busan plane had to divert and make an emergency landing at Jeju International Airport, Jeju, South Korea, on April 2nd. The Airbus A321-200, en-route from Busan, South Korea to Cambodia, was mid air when the crew detected some problem with the weather radar, prompting the plane to divert. The plane landed uneventfully. All... »

NCAR Beta

Thursday, December 13, 2012
By George Hatcher
NCAR Beta

Funded from NASA’s Applied Sciences Program, the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and several partners developed an 8-hour convective weather forecast based on fuzzy logic and cloud top and moisture level input from the two Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES) that cover a large portion of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Storms and... »

Sandy Bulletin

Monday, October 29, 2012
By George Hatcher
Sandy Bulletin

Sandy: Thousands of flights cancelled due to Tropical Storm Sandy National Weather Service Hurricane Sandy has caused 10,630 flight cancellations since Sunday Intellicast Radar Intellicast Satellite Weather Channel Satellite Metar Aviation Digital Data Service (ADDS) ..HURRICANE FORCE WINDS GUSTS REPORTED OVER LONG ISLAND AND THE NEW YORK METROPOLITAN AREAS… Atlantic Tropical Weather Outlook 000... »

Hurricane Isaac Closings

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
By George Hatcher
Hurricane Isaac Closings

The FAA’s FLIGHT DELAY INFORMATION website at http://www.fly.faa.gov/flyfaa/usmap.jsp indicates the airports which have shut down due to Hurricane Isaac weather conditions. At the time of this posting, selecting the Southeastern region indicates the following closures: Gulfport Biloxi Mobile Regional Mobile Downtown Pensacola Regional Louis Armstrong Airport (Scheduled to reopen at 6:59 pm) Download article... »

Isaac Weather Alert

Saturday, August 25, 2012
By George Hatcher
Isaac Weather Alert

From the National Weather Service: Tropical Storm Isaac is currently just off the coast of northeastern Cuba, moving toward the northwest at 20 mph. Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph and strengthening is forecast over the next 48 hours, with Isaac expected to be at or near hurricane strength as it reaches the... »

Thomas Cook Diverts Over Broken Radar Sys

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
By George Hatcher
Thomas Cook Diverts Over Broken Radar Sys

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Darren Wilson What: Thomas Cook Boeing 757-300 en route from Glasgow to Antalya Where: London When: Feb 15th 2012 Why: The flight had taken off normally from Glasgow, but while en route, the weather radar system failed. The crew of flight MT-3614 notified London... »

Medical Evacuation Crash Kills 7 Aboard, 3 on Ground

Thursday, May 26, 2011
By George Hatcher
Medical Evacuation Crash Kills 7 Aboard, 3 on Ground

What: Air Charter Services Pvt. Ltd Pilatus PC-12/45 en route from Jagdish Memorial Hospital to Apollo Hospital. Where: Faridabad When: May 25, 2011 10:45 pm Who: 7 aboard, 3 on the ground, 10 fatalities Why: After the pilot reported flying into bad weather, the plane transporting a patient from a Patna hospital to Apollo... »

Alitalia: Failed OnBoard Weather Radar Midflight

Monday, October 26, 2009
By George Hatcher
Alitalia: Failed OnBoard Weather Radar Midflight

Pictured: Alitalia McDonnell Douglas MD-82 (DC-9-82) Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Spotnap What: Alitalia McDonnell Douglas MD-82 en route from Rome to Palermo Italy Where: Midway between Rome and Palermo When: Oct 24th 2009 Who: n/a Why: While en route, the weather radar failed. The crew decided to return... »

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