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Ryanair Flight Returns to Malta due to Landing Gear Problem

Friday, October 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Flight Returns to Malta due to Landing Gear Problem

Ryanair flight FR-3775 had to return and make an emergency landing at Malta International Airport, Malta, on October 12th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Bristol, England, but had to turn back after the crew noticed problems with the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Light Aircraft Crashes at Airport in Malta; 5 Killed

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
By George Hatcher

A light aircraft crashed shortly after taking off from Malta International Airport, Malta, on October 24th. The Fairchild Metroliner was carrying military officers on a surveillance mission on behalf of the French government, at the time. All 5 people including 3 officials and 2 crew members were killed in the crash. The crash remains... »

ASL Airlines Belgium Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Nose Gear Issue

Thursday, August 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
ASL Airlines Belgium Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Nose Gear Issue

ASL Airlines Belgium flight 3V-587 made an emergency landing in, Malta, on August 24th. The cargo plane was flying from Tunis, Tunisia, when the crew reported issues with the nose gear. The plane landed safely. There were 2 crew members aboard at the time; both of them remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Ethiopian Airlines Diverts to Malta

Sunday, September 22, 2013
By George Hatcher

On Sept 19, 2013, an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 757-231 was en route from Rome to Addis Ababa when one engine developed problems. The flight was diverted to Malta, where they made a safe landing with one engine. None of the 135 aboard were injured. The flight took off again later, for Addis Ababa. Download... »

Easyjet Airbus Engine Shut Down in Malta

Monday, January 21, 2013
By George Hatcher
Easyjet Airbus Engine Shut Down in Malta

Six minutes after takeoff from Malta, an EasyJet Airbus A320 with a 150 passengers had an engine failure, shut down the affected engine, and returned to Malta. One source said there was only a technical problem and the shut down was just a precaution. No injuries were reported. Passengers described noises like retracting landing... »

Emergency Landing: Safety for Tripoli Evacuation

Monday, March 7, 2011
By George Hatcher
Emergency Landing: Safety for Tripoli Evacuation

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Vivek Manvi What: Air India Airbus A330-200 en route from Tripoli to Delhi Where: Malta When: Mar 6th 2011 Why: After taking off from Tripoli, the landing gear failed to retract. The pilot diverted to Malta and made a safe landing. So far, of... »

Emergency Landing in Malta

Monday, October 25, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Smartlynx Airbus A320-200 en route from Tenerife to Antalya Where: Malta When: Oct 22 2010 Why: While en route, the flight suffered a loss of cabin pressure. The pilot diverted to Malta where they made a safe landing. In less than 24 hours, the plane was en route again. Disposition of the passengers... »

Lufthansa Fire and Emergency Landing

Thursday, October 30, 2008
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Fire and Emergency Landing

What: German Lufthansa Airbus A300-600 en route from Malta to Frankfurt. Where: Malta International Airport When: Tuesday Who: 205 passengers evacuated with no injuries. Why: The crew reported a fire in its cargo hold and returned for an emergency landing 25 minutes after embarking. Download article as PDF »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • 3 people die in a small plane crash in southeastern Indiana
    3 people die in a small plane crash in southeastern Indiana. OLDENBURG, Ind. (AP) -- State police say three people have died in a small plane crash in southeastern Indiana. Sgt. Stephen Wheeles says the crash of the single-engine Cessna plane near Oldenburg, Indiana, also killed one dog aboard ...
  • Small plane crash kills 3 people and a dog in Franklin County
    Three people and a dog were killed when a small plane crashed in Franklin County on Saturday. Indiana State Police say the single-engine Cessna plane was tra...
  • Drone footage shows wreckage from Franklin Co. plane crash
    Sky 9 captured footage of the wreckage from a small airplane crash in Franklin County, Indiana.
  • 3 people, 1 dog killed in Indiana plane crash
    FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ind. (WKRC) - Three people and a dog are dead after a small plane crashed Saturday night near Oldenburg, Indiana.Indiana State Police confirmed the crash happened around 9 p.m. in a wooded area behind a residence along Hamburg Road near Se.
  • Plane crash in El Cajon
    A small plane carrying three passengers crashed Sunday morning in Santee in when it struck a light pole. The plane crashed into a fence and caught fire,
  • Dog Is Only Survivor Of Plane Crash — Makes His Way Out Of Wreckage To Nearby House
    When responders got to the plane crash site in Indiana on Saturday, all on board the plane had perished, except one dog that had made his way to a nearby house. The folks in the house took him in and cared for the injured dog until a veterinarian was reached. The plane had departed from […]
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  • Pilot injured in small plane crash is Franklin County airport director
    Louisburg, N.C. — The pilot of a small plane that crashed Saturday afternoon has been identified by officials as a Franklin County Airport Director. Steve Merritt, a flight instructor and the manager of the Triangle North Executive Airport in Louisburg, is listed in critical condition Sunday after surgery at ...
  • UPDATED: Plane crash claims three lives
    Three persons and one dog were killed as a result of a small plane crash near Oldenburg Saturday evening, Dec. 16, according to a press release by Indiana State Police Sgt. Stephen Wheeles, Versailles District public information officer. About 9:10 p.m., the ISP was notified that an aircraft had crashed ...
  • 3 hurt when plane crashes near Gillepie Field
    A small plane carrying three passengers crashed Sunday morning in Santee in when it struck a light pole. The plane crashed into a fence and caught fire, damaging Cox Communications trucks in an adjacent parking lot. Karen KucherContact Reporter. Three people were injured early Sunday when a ...

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