Algeria

Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Algeria

Thursday, May 24, 2018
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Algeria

Lufthansa flight LH-569 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Tamanrasset, Algeria, on May 21st. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Lagos, Nigeria, to Frankfurt, Germany, was diverted after an electrical odor was noticed on-board. The plane landed safely. All two hundred and four passengers remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

257 Killed in Algeria Military Plane Crash

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By George Hatcher

An Algerian military plane crashed near Boufarik Airport, Algeria, on April 11th. The plane was carrying soldiers and their families when it went down shortly after taking off from Boufarik Airport. At least two hundred and fifty-seven people were killed in the crash, including two hundred and forty-seven passengers and ten crew members. The... »

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... »

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