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Royal Jordanian Airlines Plane Overruns Runway in Aqaba, Jordan

Monday, September 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Royal Jordanian Airlines Plane Overruns Runway in Aqaba, Jordan

Royal Jordanian Airlines flight RJ-6888 overran the end of the runway during landing at King Hussein International Airport, Aqaba, Jordan, on September 17th. The incident happened when the Boeing 737-300 plane was coming from Amman, Jordan. All one hundred and twenty-six people aboard remained unharmed. The plane sustained minor damage. Download article as PDF »

Solitaire Air Flight Returns to Amman due to Leaking Door

Monday, July 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Solitaire Air Flight Returns to Amman due to Leaking Door

Solitaire Air flight FJR-200 had to return and make an emergency landing in Amman, Jordan, on July 15th. The plane took off for Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a leaking door. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

One Dead, One Injured after Police Helicopter Crashed in Jordan

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By George Hatcher

A Public Security Department helicopter crashed in Salt, western Jordan, on February 2nd. Authorities said the helicopter was on a night-time training mission when it went down. The helicopter was carrying two pilots at the time; one of them was killed in the crash while the other one was seriously injured. The cause of... »

2 Killed After Military Plane Crashed in Jordan

Monday, April 6, 2015
By George Hatcher

A Jordan military’s propeller plane crashed in a pilot training area of Jordan, on April 6. According to Army spokesman Col. Mamdouh Al-Amiri, the Firefly training aircraft crashed during a routine training exercise. He confirmed that both pilots aboard the plane were killed. They were identified as Jordanian Lt. Col. Ibrahim Hasouneh and an... »

Biman Bangladesh Airlines= Running Late Airways

Sunday, September 18, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Biman Bangladesh Airlines en route from Dubai to London Where: Amman Jordan When: Sep 18th 2011 Who: 193 passengers Why: Before this flight, the plane had been delayed in Dhaka Bangladesh with an undesignated problem with an engine that delayed the prior flight for three hours. Then, after taking off from Dubai, the... »

Royal Jordanian Embraer Maintenance Delay

Thursday, September 30, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Royal Jordanian Embraer ERJ-195 en route from Amman Jordan to Kiev Ukraine Where: Amman When: Sep 30th 2010 Who: 77 passengers Why: Over Syria, the engine developed a problem and the crew decided to return to Jordon. The flight landed safely in Amman. After thirty minutes with maintenance, the problem was repaired, and... »

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