Cargolux Cargo Plane Diverted to Shannon, On Report of Fire

Saturday, March 15, 2014
By George Hatcher

A Cargolux operated cargo airplane, flying from Puerto Rico to Maastricht, Holland, made an emergency landing at Ireland’s Shannon Airport, on the morning of March 14, 2014. According to initial reports, the pilot of Boeing 747-400 reported fire in the cargo bay and hence requested clearance to land at Shannon airport. A Shannon airport... »

Photo Flight Ends in Collision, 2 Fatalities

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
By George Hatcher
Photo Flight Ends in Collision, 2 Fatalities

What: Wings Over Holland General Avia F-22BV Pinguino Wings Over Holland Diamond DA40D Diamond Star TDI Where: Zeeasterweg, Dronten Netherlands When: October 22, 2012 4:35pm Who: 2 aboard, 2 injured Why: A Diamond DA40D Diamond Star TDI (PH-TDE) and a General Avia F-22BV Pinguino (D-EDMJ) crashed following a mid-air collision. The accident happened during... »

Vueling F16 escort in Holland

Thursday, August 30, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Vueling Airbus A320-200 en route from Malaga to Amsterdam Where: Amsterdam When: Aug 29 2012 Who: 183 passengers Why: While en route, the pilots of the Vueling Airbus lost contact with Dutch ATC. The lack of communication led the Airbus to be escorted by F16s to “establish visual contact with the crew.” On... »

Air Astana Tail Strike in Amsterdam

Friday, January 6, 2012
By George Hatcher
Air Astana Tail Strike in Amsterdam

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Natalie Brüggemann What: Air Astana Boeing 767-300 en route from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Atyrau (Kazakhstan) Where: Amsterdam When: Jan 4th 2012 Who: n/a Why: During takeoff, the Air Astana Boeing had a tail strike, observed on the ground by the Air Italia following this... »

Arkefly Lands due to Fumes

Friday, December 17, 2010
By George Hatcher
Arkefly Lands due to Fumes

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Adrián Alonso Lemes What: Arkefly Boeing 737-800 en route from Amsterdam to Lanzarote,CI Where: Amsterdam When: Dec 16th 2010 Who: 178 passengers Why: About half an hour into the flight, people aboard began complaining they were being affected by fumes aboard the plane. Both... »

Turkish Boeing Crash at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport

Thursday, February 26, 2009
By George Hatcher
Turkish Boeing Crash at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport

Embedded video from CNN Video Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Joop Stroes – Global Aviation Photography What: Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800 (TC-JGE) Flight 1951 en route from Istanbul to Amsterdam. Where: Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport When: 10:40 a.m. Wednesday Feb 25 Who: 135 passengers on board; eight crew members. (numbers... »

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