Algeria

Air Algerie Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Algiers

Monday, February 5, 2018
By George Hatcher
Air Algerie Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Algiers

Air Algerie flight AH-4016 had to return and make an emergency landing in Algiers, Algeria, on February 4th. The Boeing 737-600 plane took off for Beirut, Lebanon, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the air conditioning system. The plane landed safely. All forty-seven passengers remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Air Algerie Flight Returns to Algiers After Bird Strike

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
By George Hatcher
Air Algerie Flight Returns to Algiers After Bird Strike

Air Algerie flight AH-1002 had to return and make an emergency landing in Algiers, Algeria, on January 23rd. The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as... »

Tassili Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Algeria

Monday, October 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
Tassili Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Algeria

Tassili Airlines flight SF-2210 made an emergency landing in Oran, Algeria, on October 14th. The plane heading from Algiers to Tlemcen, Algeria, was diverted after it lost communication with the ATC. However, while trying to send a transponder signal for loss of communication, the crew mistakenly set the code that indicates unlawful interference. The... »

Air Algerie Plane Flown by Child makes Safe landing in Algeria

Sunday, July 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Algerie Plane Flown by Child makes Safe landing in Algeria

Air Algerie flight AH-6212 made a safe landing at Ain Arnat Airport, Algeria, on July 26th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A flying from Algiers, Algeria, was about to depart when the captain invited an orphan child to assist in flying. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Air Algerie Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Algeria

Sunday, April 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Algerie Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Algeria

Air Algerie flight AH-6465 made an emergency landing in In Salah, Algeria, on April 21st. The plane took off for Algiers, Algeria, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Air Algerie Plane Returns to Algeria due to Fuel Filter Contamination

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Algerie Plane Returns to Algeria due to Fuel Filter Contamination

Air Algerie flight AH-1020 had to return and make a precautionary landing at Algiers International Airport, Algiers, Algeria, on August 6th. The Boeing 737-600 en-route to Marseille, France, had to return shortly after the crew detected a contaminated fuel filter, reporting they had to shut down its engine. The plane landed safely. All 97... »

Air Algerie Plane Veers off the Runway in Algeria

Monday, April 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Algerie Plane Veers off the Runway in Algeria

Air Algerie flight AH-6184 veered off the runway upon landing at Oran Es Senia Airport, Oran, Algeria, on April 1st. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212-A, en-route from Algiers, landed at Oran’s runway but veered off during roll out and broke a number of runway lights. The plane suffered substantial damage. All passengers onboard... »

7 killed as Ukrainian Cargo Plane Crashed in Algeria

Monday, September 1, 2014
By George Hatcher

A Russian-built Antonov An-12 Ukrainian cargo plane crashed near Algeria’s Tamanrasset airport, at 2:40 a.m. local time, just 3 minutes after takeoff on the morning of August 30. The plane, carrying 7 people, was transporting oil equipment from Glasgow, Scotland, to Equatorial Guinea and had a layover at Tamanrasset. Algerian transportation ministry confirmed that... »

Algerian Plane Crash Kills 77, One Survivor

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
By George Hatcher
Algerian Plane Crash Kills 77, One Survivor

Seventy-seven people were aboard a twenty-four year old missing C-130 Hercules (#7T-WHM) that was flying from Tamanrasset to Constantine when it crashed into Mount Fortas in Algeria. The wreckage was discovered on Feb 11, 2013. The Algerian TV and Radio initially reported 102 fatalities, but updates say there were 78 aboard. The Military Lockheed... »

British Airways Diverts to Tamanrasset

Monday, February 28, 2011
By George Hatcher
British Airways Diverts to Tamanrasset

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Mark Kwiatkowski What: British Airways Boeing 747-40 en route from Lagos Nigeria to London Where: Tamanrasset Algeria When: Feb 27th 2011 Who: 301 passengers, 16 crewmembers Why: While en route, the plane developed engine trouble with an air bleed valve. The crew shut down... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • News about plane crash in Rostov-on-Don not true
    MOSCOW, February 18. /TASS/. Russia's Emergencies Ministry has rejected media reports that a passenger plane disappeared from radars at the airport near Rostov-on-Don, the ministry's southern regional branch told TASS on Saturday. "The information is not true," they said. A source at Platov Airport ...
  • People gather in Moscow to light candles for plane crash victims
    (12 Feb 2018) People gathered outside the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow on Monday night, to pay their respects to the 71 people killed in Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 regional jet, bound for Orsk in the southern Urals, crashed several minutes after taking off from Moscow's Domodedovo ...
  • Nehru promoted Netaji crash theory without conclusive evidence
    It has been observed that Nehru, right from the beginning, tried to suppress facts on Netaji's disappearance and promoted the plane crash theory without any conclusive evidence to establish the same. If we accept Ashis Ray's contention that the Netaji mystery could not be solved as relationship ...
  • Death in crash is the only consistent story about Netaji's demise
    “As evidence became available from the mid-1950s, the only consistent story about Netaji's demise remains his death in a plane crash on 18 August 1945. For me personally, this fact was brought home most strikingly when I had the opportunity to be present during the interview of one of the survivors of ...
  • Commentary: Russian general plots our cyber downfall
    Russian President Vladimir Putin, third left, observes a minute of silence with Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) head Alexander Bortnikov, third right, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, second right, and others before a meeting on Russian plane crash in Egypt, at Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, ...
  • 13 dead in Mexico plane crash near earthquake epicentre
    Mexico City [Mexico], Feb 17 (ANI): As many as 13 persons have been killed after a helicopter carrying officials, assessing the damage caused by a powerful earthquake, crashed in southern Mexico. Mexican state">state Oaxaca's attorney general's office said that 12 people were killed at the scene and ...
  • Candlelit vigil in Moscow in memory of plane crash dead
    (12 Feb 2018) A candle-lit vigil was held outside Moscow's Christ the Saviour Cathedral on Monday evening for victims of Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 twi...
  • Lebanon's Al Bustan festival launches 25th edition with sense of 'mission accomplished'
    She won the seat previously held by her father, who died in a plane crash in the Mediterranean off Beirut in a heavy storm. Bustani, who had two small children, quickly determined she had no desire for a political life and stepped down after a year. With the outbreak of war in 1975, Bustani looked […]
  • Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today
    Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today Such was the case with the elusive Flight 870 from Italy, which crashed for reasons that still have not been determined. The mystery surrounding it continues to perplex not just surviving friends and family of those who ...
  • I Love to Read
    Captain Hiebert was killed in a plane crash in 1993 in northern Ontario. Shirley's career has been in health care, much of it in remote northern communities as a nurse practitioner and researcher. Her PhD research was done in collaboration with First Nations. Her newly released The Captain's Widow ...

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