Avior Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Ecuador

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Avior Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Ecuador

Avior Airlines flight 9V-1260 made an emergency landing in Manta, Ecuador, on November 19th. The Boeing 737-200 plane heading from Barcelona, Venezuela, to Guayaquil, Ecuador, was diverted after an engine started emitting loud bangs and the passenger oxygen masks deployed. The plane landed uneventfully. All eighty-one passengers and six crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

LATAM Airlines Plane Returns to Ecuador due to Lightning Strike

Thursday, March 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
LATAM Airlines Plane Returns to Ecuador due to Lightning Strike

LATAM Airlines flight XL-1730 had to return and make an emergency landing in Guayaquil, Ecuador, on February 27th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Madrid, Spain, but had to return shortly afterwards after it was hit by lightning. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

TAME Airlines Plane Skids Off Runway in Ecuador

Sunday, May 1, 2016
By George Hatcher
TAME Airlines Plane Skids Off Runway in Ecuador

A TAME Airlines plane skidded off runway at Cuenca Airport, Ecuador, on April 28th. The plane, performing flight EQ-173 from Quito, Ecuador, landed amid heavy rain and slided off the tarmac onto the grass. There were 87 passengers and 6 crew members aboard at the time; none of them were injured. The aircraft was... »

Military Plane Crashed in Ecuador; 22 Killed

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
By George Hatcher

A military plane crashed in Pastaza province of Ecuador, on March 15th. Authorities said the Israeli-made Arava cargo plane was transporting 19 soldiers for a parachuting training when it went down in the Amazon region. There were 22 people aboard at the time, including the soldiers, two pilots, and one mechanic; all of them... »

Air Force Jet Crashes in Western Ecuador; 2 Killed

Friday, March 20, 2015
By George Hatcher

An air force jet crashed near the airport in Salinas in Santa Elena, western Ecuador, on March 18. The accident happened at around 7:40 a.m. when the FAE 026 aircraft was on a training flight. Both people aboard the plane were killed in the crash. President Rafael Correa expressed his grief on Twitter, saying,... »

Ecuador Bound International Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Charleston

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
By George Hatcher

TAME Airlines Airbus A330-200 heading to Ecuador from New York’s JFK Airport made an emergency landing at Joint Base Charleston at 2:05 on March 25. The medical emergency was declared because of a female passenger having breathing trouble. However, she refused to go to the local area hospital for medical treatment. The plane left... »

President Rafael Correa’s Helicopter Crashes

Friday, February 21, 2014
By George Hatcher
President Rafael Correa’s Helicopter Crashes

A HAL Dhruv helicopter flown by the Ecuadorian Air Force, the president’s helicopter, crashed at Chimborazo in Equador while en route from Guayaquil to Quito. Three people (Lieutenant Jorge Luis, Sargent H. Cristian and Captain C. Hector) aboard the plane died. The pilot Captain P. Fabian survived. Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa was not aboard.... »

Quito Runway Overrun

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
By George Hatcher
Quito Runway Overrun

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Ben Wang What: Tame Embraer ERJ 190 en route from Loja to Quito Ecuador Where: Quito Ecuador When: Sep 16th 2011 Who: 97 passengers, 6 crew Why: Landing in Quito in rain halfway down the runway, the jet hydroplaned past the end of the... »

6 Dead in Plane Crash in Ecuador

Monday, January 24, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Fuerza Aérea Ecuatoriana de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 en route from Pastaza-Shell Mera Airport to Tena Airport (SETE), Ecuador Where: El Capricho Ecuador When: 20 JAN 2011 Who: 6 aboard Why: Captain Pilot Xavier González Montenegro, Lieutenant Pilot Campaign Mario Ramirez, Lieutenant Pilot Gabriel Palacios Jiménez, Iván Paredes Sergeant Corporal Yanez... »

Ecuador Crash Kills 7, Maybe More

Friday, March 20, 2009
By George Hatcher

What: twin-engine Beechcraft 200 propeller plane en route from Manta to Quito’s airport Where: 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) from the airport near Hotel Quito When: 5:20 pm (2220 GMT) Who: seven people were killed: 5 aboard; 2 on the ground Why: small military plane on a training flight clipped some tree tops and crashed... »

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