Maldives

Trans Maldivian Plane makes Crash Landing in Maldives

Monday, May 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Trans Maldivian Plane makes Crash Landing in Maldives

A Trans Maldivian flight made a crash landing at Velana International Airport, Malé, Maldives, on May 27th. The de Havilland DHC-6-300 flying from Rangali Island, Maldives, had just landed when it tipped over to its left and its nose and left wing was submerged in the water. All 9 passengers and 3 crew members... »

Maldivian Airlines Plane Suffers Tail Strike While Landing in Maldives

Monday, February 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Maldivian Airlines Plane Suffers Tail Strike While Landing in Maldives

A Maldivian Airlines plane struck its tail onto runway while landing in Kooddoo Island, Maldives, on February 18th. The incident happened when the plane was performing flight Q2-160 from Kadhdhoo, Maldives. The plane taxied to apron without further incident. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Maldivian Plane Sinks while Attempting Emergency Landing near Kuredu Island Resort

Saturday, July 4, 2015
By George Hatcher

Maldivian Air Taxi de Havilland DHC-6-300 Twin Otter partially sank into sea while attempting an emergency landing near Kuredu Island Resort in Maldives, on July 2. The plane was flying from Komandoo Resort to Kuredu Island Resort when it touched down hard on the surface of the ocean and sustained considerable damage. All 11... »

Bomb Threat Forces Flyme Passenger Jet to Make Emergency Landing

Monday, November 24, 2014
By George Hatcher
Bomb Threat Forces Flyme Passenger Jet to Make Emergency Landing

A Flyme flight had to make an emergency landing at Ibrahim Nasir International Airport in Malé, Maldives, at around 11:49 p.m. on November 22. The plane was on its way from Malé to Baa Atoll Dharavandhoo Island when a passenger passed a written bomb threat to the pilot through a crew member. The pilot... »

Maldives Air Taxi Stormy Crash Landing on Hulhule lagoon, 9 Passengers Rescued

Friday, February 10, 2012
By George Hatcher
Maldives Air Taxi Stormy Crash Landing on Hulhule lagoon, 9 Passengers Rescued

What: Maldivian Air Taxi DHC-6 Twin Otter en route from Lily Beach resort to seaplane lagoon Where: seaplane lagoon on Hulhule Island When: Feb 9, 2012, 12.08pm Who: 9 passengers, no fatalities Why: A Maldivian Air Taxi seaplane made a crash landing at Hulhule Island in heavy rain with low visibility. None of the... »

Maldives Emergency Landing

Saturday, December 3, 2011
By George Hatcher
Maldives Emergency Landing

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Christian Schürmann What: Emirates Boeing 777-300 en route from Colombo Sri Lanka to Male, Maldives Where: Male When: Dec 2nd 2011 Why: On landing in Male, the plane’s tires burst. Passengers disembarked on the runway, as the plane was disabled. No explanation was given... »

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