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Condor Air Plane Diverts to Greenland due to Smoke in Cabin

Saturday, July 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Condor Air Plane Diverts to Greenland due to Smoke in Cabin

Condor Air flight DE-2064 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Sondrestrom Air Base, Greenland, on July 20th. The Boeing 767-300 flying from Frankfurt, Germany, to Las Vegas, Nevada, had to divert due to smoke in its cabin. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

WestJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Greenland

Thursday, October 20, 2016
By George Hatcher
WestJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Greenland

WestJet flight WS-4 made an emergency landing at Kangerlussuaq Airport, Greenland, on October 18th. The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Gatwick Airport, England, to Toronto, Canada, was diverted after the crew noticed a failure in the avionics bay cooling system. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

SAS Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Greenland

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
By George Hatcher
SAS Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Greenland

SAS flight SK-945 made an emergency landing at Sondrestrom Air Base, Greenland, on October 12. The Airbus 330 plane, heading from Stockholm, Sweden to Chicago, USA, was diverted after the crew reported smoke in cabin. According to an airline spokesperson, “There was a smell of smoke in the cabin, which is believed to have... »

Greenland Flight Cancels Due to Smoke, Chemical Fumes

Thursday, January 19, 2012
By George Hatcher
Greenland Flight Cancels Due to Smoke, Chemical Fumes

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Robbie Shaw What: Air Greenland de Havilland Dash 7-100 en route from Ilulissat to Upernavik Where: Ilulissat When: Jan 11th 2012 Who: 27 passengers and 3 crew Why: After takeoff from Ilulissat, smoke developed in the lavatory, cabin and cockpit and the fire detector... »

Dash 8 Has Gusty Landing Ending in Crunch

Saturday, March 5, 2011
By George Hatcher
Dash 8 Has Gusty Landing Ending in Crunch

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Stefan Sonnenberg What: Flugfelag Air Iceland de Havilland Dash 8-100 en route from Reykjavik Iceland to Nuuk Greenland Where: Nuuk When: Mar 4th 2011 Who: 31 passengers and 3 crew Why: After weather conditions had already delayed the flight for more than a day,... »

Oil Fire Smokes Air Greenland Lavatory

Friday, October 29, 2010
By George Hatcher
Oil Fire Smokes Air Greenland Lavatory

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Stefan Sonnenberg What: Air Greenland de Havilland Dash 8-200 en route from Nuuk to Paamiut Where: Nuuk When: Oct 25th 2010 Who: 11 passengers and 3 crew Why: While en route, a fire was reported in the lavatory. Smoke was detected in the cabin.... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Incorrect weight caused Sunshine Coast light plane crash, expert report rules
    Investigators have ruled the cause of a light plane crash on the Sunshine Coast last year was incorrect weight distribution, which increased the chance of a mid-air stall and destabilised the aircraft. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau released its crash report on Tuesday after the South ...
  • Questions remain over Vic DFO plane crash
    One year after a fatal light plane crash at a Melbourne shopping centre, the cause remains unknown and a fresh investigation has been launched. Updated Updated 2 hours ago. Five men were killed when a light plane plunged into a Melbourne shopping centre and a year later investigators are still ...
  • Rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    Time is ticking as Iranian rescue teams search the Zagros Mountains trying to locate the wreckage of a missing Aseman Airliner that crashed there on Sunday morning with 66 people on board. The missing plane was an ATR 72-500 twin-engine turboprop. It left the capital city of Tehran to Yasuj, ...
  • Iranian rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims The Associated Press. In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
  • Iranian Plane Crash Site Found, All 65 on Board Reportedly Killed
    Search and rescue forces on Monday located the crash site of a plane in Iran where all passengers and crew were killed, according to Iran's Press TV. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72—a small, short-distance twin engine plane—had 65 people on board when it crashed into Mount Dena in southern Iran on ...
  • WY Plane Crash
    The plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and Michelle Patterson and they are believed to ...
  • One dead in plane crash south of Carson City
    One person is confirmed dead in the crash of a twin-engined light passenger plane off of Hobo Hot Springs Road south of ...
  • Pilot in Longmont plane crash remains in serious condition
    An airplane lies on its roof along the runway at Vance Brand Municipal Airport in Longmont on Friday afternoon. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer). The pilot of a small plane that crashed on Friday remains in serious condition and the flight instructor has since been released from the hospital, according ...
  • Ramaphosa sends condolences to Iran after plane crash
    "On behalf of the government and the people of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed a message of condolences to the government and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran following the plane crash that occurred in the Zagros Mountain Range on ...
  • Rescuers reach plane crash site in Iran mountains
    A group of relatives of passengers of an Iran Aseman Airline flight gathers around a mosque at the Mehr-Abad airport in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday after reports that the plane had crashed. Photo by Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA-EFE. Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Rescue teams reached the snow-capped mountains of ...

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