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Belavia Flight Returns to Belarus After Bird Strike

Monday, March 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Belavia Flight Returns to Belarus After Bird Strike

Belavia Belarusian Airlines flight B2-945 had to return and make an emergency landing in Minsk, Belarus, on March 19th. The Boeing 737-500 plane took off for St. Petersburg, Russia, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Cathay Pacific Plane Diverts to Belarus due to Fuel Leakage

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
By George Hatcher
Cathay Pacific Plane Diverts to Belarus due to Fuel Leakage

Cathay Pacific flight CX-270 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Minsk National Airport, Belarus, on July 11th. The Boeing 777-300, flying from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Hong Kong, China, had to divert due to possible fuel leakage at one of its engines. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article... »

Official Czech Airbus Glass Cracks

Monday, May 27, 2013
By George Hatcher
Official Czech Airbus Glass Cracks

A Czech Air Force Airbus A319-115X CJ was en route in Belarus when the cockpit glass cracked—just the front top cover glass The Airbus was on an official flight with prime minister Petr Ne?as and minister of industry Martin Kuba aboard. Pilots had to descend to a safe altitude and continued to Moscow. Download... »

Journalists Die in Belarus Chopper Crash

Friday, October 21, 2011
By George Hatcher
Journalists Die in Belarus Chopper Crash

What: Belarusian Eurocopter AS 355NP Ecureuil II AS355 NP border patrol helicopter Where: Lithuanian border about 800 metres from Vileity When: October 20 2011, 3:45 p.m Who: 5 fatalities Why: Three journalists, Vitaly Prochkovsky, 36; Sergei Shamalov, 39; and Yulia Shaternik, 28 died working on a report about border security for Union, a Belarus... »

Belavia Diverts to Belarus

Thursday, August 11, 2011
By George Hatcher
Belavia Diverts to Belarus

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Matteo Stella What: Belavia Boeing 737-500 en route from Batumi Georgia to Minsk Belarus Where: Sochi When: Aug 12th 2011 Why: While en route to Belarus, the plane lost cabin pressure. The cabin was not sealed. THe pilots descended to a safe level, and... »

Emergency Landing in Belarus False Alarm

Tuesday, November 30, 2010
By George Hatcher
Emergency Landing in Belarus False Alarm

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Szabo Gabor What: Austrian Airlines Fokker 100 en route from Vienna to Minsk Where: Minsk When: Nov 29th 2010, 02:39 Who: 81 passengers, 4 crew Why: On landing in Minsk Belarus, the crew reported an unsafe indication, later determined to be caused by a... »

Belarus: Helicopter Crash Kills 3

Tuesday, November 3, 2009
By George Hatcher
Belarus: Helicopter Crash Kills 3

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Sebastian Szaty?owicz What: Polish Border Guard PZL Kania Where: near Polish-Belarusian border When: OCT 31, 2009 Who: 3 fatalities Why: While on a routine border patrol, a pilot and two border guards lost contact. Klukowicze villagers sent out a search party after hearing a... »

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