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Royal Jordanian Airlines Plane Veers Off Runway in Iraq

Sunday, March 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Royal Jordanian Airlines Plane Veers Off Runway in Iraq

Royal Jordanian Airlines flight RJ-800 veered off runway at Sulaimaniyah International Airport, Iraq, on March 4th. The incident happened when the Embraer ERJ-175 plane was coming from Amman, Jordan. There were 30 people aboard at the time; the airline confirmed that none of them were injured. Download article as PDF »

US Passenger Plane Crash-Lands in Iraq

Sunday, March 6, 2016
By George Hatcher

A US passenger plane crash-landed in a field near Erbil in Kurdistan, Iraq, on March 5th. Authorities said the plane was forced to land in the field due to technical failure. There were four passengers aboard at the time; none of them were harmed. Around 30 US soldiers responded and sealed off the scene.... »

Asiacell Corporate Jet Crashes in Iraq

Friday, February 4, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: twin-engine corporate jet H25-B en route from Sulaimaniya to Ankara Turkey Where: Sulaimaniya When: Feb 4 2011 Who: 13 passengers. 6 survivors reported by media Why: While climbing out of Sulaymaniyah, an engine of the corporate jet carrying technicians and shareholders with Iraqi mobile phone company Asiacell caught fire. The plane crashed while... »

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