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EasyJet Airbus Accidently Lands on Closed Runway in Italy

Monday, January 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
EasyJet Airbus Accidently Lands on Closed Runway in Italy

EasyJet flight U2-1847 inadvertently landed on a closed runway at Pisa International Airport, Pisa, Italy, on December 30. The Airbus A319-100, flying from Manchester, England, to Pisa, Italy, was about to land on an active runway but accidentally touched down on closed runway. The plane landed safely. All passengers onboard remained safe. Download article... »

Ethiopian Airliner Diverts, Mired At Arusha Airport

Saturday, December 21, 2013
By George Hatcher
Ethiopian Airliner Diverts, Mired At Arusha Airport

On December 18, Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767-383ER #ET-AQW en route from Addis Ababa to Zanzibar-Kisauni Airport diverted to Arusha Airport. On landing on the too short runway, the plane’s wheels departed the pavement and became mired in soft ground. No one was injured in the landing. There is a rumor that the pilots diverted... »

C-17 Lands at Tiny Davis Island Airport

Monday, July 23, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo jet en route from SW Asia to MacDill Air Force Base Where: Peter O. Knight Airport, Davis Island When: July 20, 2012 Who: 23 passengers and 19 crew Why: The Globemaster III cargo jet landed on a runway that is 3,580 feet long and 100 feet wide... »

Germania Pilot Lands on Wrong Runway

Wednesday, January 18, 2012
By George Hatcher
Germania Pilot Lands on Wrong Runway

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Kevin Gutt What: Germania Airbus A319-100 en route from Cochstedt to Las Palmas Where: Las Palmas When: Jan 14th 2012 Why: After being cleared to land on runway 21R, the pilot touched down on runway 21 L. There was no other traffic on the... »

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