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Tara Air Plane Skids Off Runway in Nepal; At Least Four Injured

Thursday, November 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Tara Air Plane Skids Off Runway in Nepal; At Least Four Injured

A Tara Air plane skidded off runway at Simikot Airport, Nepal, on November 28th. The plane was accelerating to takeoff for Surkhet, Nepal, when it blew a nose tire and skidded off the runway. There were sixteen people aboard, including thirteen passengers and three crew members. At least four of them were injured in... »

Nepal Airlines Plane Suffers Bird Strike Near Kathmandu Airport

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Nepal Airlines Plane Suffers Bird Strike Near Kathmandu Airport

Nepal Airlines flight RA-206 suffered a bird strike near Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, on November 18th. The incident happened when the Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Delhi, India, was on approach to Kathmandu Airport. The plane continued for a safe landing. All one hundred and thirty-five people aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Summit Air Freight Flight Crashes in Nepal; 2 Killed, 3, Injured

Sunday, May 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Summit Air Freight Flight Crashes in Nepal; 2 Killed, 3, Injured

A Summit Air freight flight crashed on the runway of Tenzing–Hillary Airport, Lukla, Chaurikharka, Nepal, on May 27th. The Let L-410 flying from Kathmandu, Nepal, was about to land when it hit a tree near the runway and hit the land. The incident happened due to fog. The aircraft sustained technical problems. Captain and... »

Sita Air Plane Diverts to Nepal due to Bad Weather

Monday, April 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Sita Air Plane Diverts to Nepal due to Bad Weather

Sita Air flight ST-605 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Phaplu Airport, Dudhakunda, Nepal, on April 23rd. The Dornier Do-228 flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, Nepal, had to divert due to bad weather. The plane’s wing hit a wall during the landing. All 14 passengers and 3 crew members remained safe.... »

Nepal Airlines Flight Returns to Kathmandu due to Hydraulic Leak

Saturday, December 17, 2016
By George Hatcher
Nepal Airlines Flight Returns to Kathmandu due to Hydraulic Leak

Nepal Airlines flight RA-225 had to return and make an emergency landing in Kathmandu, Nepal, on December 13th. The Boeing 757-200 plane took off for Bangalore, India, but had to turn back due to a hydraulic leak. The plane landed safely. All 156 passengers and 8 crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Bhutan Airlines Plane Aborts Landing in Kathmandu

Monday, October 17, 2016
By George Hatcher
Bhutan Airlines Plane Aborts Landing in Kathmandu

Bhutan Airlines flight B3-771 performed a missed approach before landing in Kathmandu, Nepal, on October 15th. The plane flying from Paro, Bhutan, was on final approach when the crew spotted a goat on the runway. The crew initiated a standard missed approach and entered a hold while the airport crew removed the goat from... »

Nepal Airlines Corporation Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kathmandu

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
Nepal Airlines Corporation Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kathmandu

Nepal Airlines Corporation flight RA-206 made an emergency landing in Kathmandu, Nepal, on September 26th. The plane was flying from New Delhi, India, when the crew reported smoke in cockpit and declared an emergency. The plane landed uneventfully. All 154 passengers and 9 crew members aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Sita Air Ferry Flight makes Safe Landing in Nepal after Engine Shut Down

Friday, September 16, 2016
By George Hatcher
Sita Air Ferry Flight makes Safe Landing in Nepal after Engine Shut Down

A Sita Air ferry flight make a safe emergency landing at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, on September 16. The Dornier DO-228 flying from Tenzing–Hillary Airport, Lukla, Nepal, was mid-air when its left side engine stopped working. The crew had to shut the engine down. The plane landed safely. All 3 crew members and... »

Helicopter Crashes in Nepal; 7 Killed

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
By George Hatcher
Helicopter Crashes in Nepal; 7 Killed

A Fishtail Air helicopter crashed at Bhatine Danda in Nuwakot district of Nepal, on August 8th. The helicopter went down while it was transporting a five-year-old girl to Kathmandu for medical treatment. There were seven people aboard at the time, including the baby and her family members; all of them were killed in the... »

Nepal Airlines Flight Returns to Kathmandu after Bird Strike

Saturday, July 9, 2016
By George Hatcher
Nepal Airlines Flight Returns to Kathmandu after Bird Strike

Nepal Airlines flight RA-409 had to return and make a precautionary landing at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, on July 7th. The Airbus A320-200 was en-route to Hong Kong, China, when one of its engines ingested a bird, prompting the plane to return. The plane landed safely. All 59 people onboard remained unharmed. The... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Investigators on scene Fond-du-Lac plane crash
    Left side view of the front of the ATR-42 that crashed just after taking off from the Fond du Lac airport in northern Saskatchewan on Dec. 13, 2017. Transportation Safety Board of Canada / Supplied. X. - A A +. Listen. Photos released by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) revealed the ...
  • Plane crash survivors took half an hour to pry open emergency exit
    Arson Fern had a feeling something was wrong when the ATR 42 airplane he and his family were on starting dipping from side to side. "I yelled in our language, in Dene, I said 'We're gonna crash! The plane's gonna crash!'" His wife, Janey, turned to him. "She said 'Arson, what is wrong with you?' […]
  • Pilot in Clairemont Plane Crash Had Flown Most of His Life
    The man piloting a small aircraft that suffered engine failure shortly after takeoff, crash-landing into a Clairemont home and killing two people, has been identified to NBC 7. Josh Reikes has been flying for most of his life, most recently for Sun Country Airlines, according to his LinkedIn page. Reikes was ...
  • Names Released In Calaveras Plane Crash
    Valley Springs, CA – The identities of two elderly men injured in Thursday's plane crash in Calaveras County have been released along with their conditions. As reported here Thursday afternoon, sheriff's officials stated that a witness saw the airplane flying low and believed it may have clipped a tree ...
  • Pilot, passenger identified in Calaveras County small plane crash
    VALLEY SPRINGS — Authorities identified the two men who were aboard a small plane that crashed Thursday in Calaveras County. Pilot Robert Pina, 72, of Lake Camanche and 75-year-old Richard Campbell of Pine Grove, along with a dog, were riding in the 1981 Cessna fixed-wing single-engine ...
  • At least 800-foot wreckage path left after northern Saskatchewan plane crash: TSB
    A plane crash in northern Saskatchewan left a path of wreckage extending at least 800 feet, according to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada. The West Wind Aviation plane, a twin-engine ATR-42 turboprop, went down Wednesday evening shortly after takeoff from Fond du Lac. Photos of the ...
  • Plane crash renews calls for all-season road into Fond du Lac
    The plane crash outside Fond du Lac this week should be “a wakeup call” for the provincial government to invest in all-season roads into the province's most remote communities, says the MLA who represents northwest Saskatchewan. “It's always just an expensive, dangerous proposition when you ...
  • 3 killed in Germany plane crash
    Berlin, Dec 15 : Three persons have been killed in a small plane crash in Germany, the media reported. The accident on Thursday took place in Ravensburg, in the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Xinhua news agency reported. The Cessna Citation Mustang Model 510 was on its way from the ...
  • Pilot error blamed in 2016 plane crash that killed three
    SCHOHARIE COUNTY -- A pilot's inadequate pre-flight planning and failure to use all available runway on takeoff likely led to the July 2016 Schoharie County plane crash that killed a Major League Baseball official and two others, according to a final National Transportation Safety Board report issued ...
  • Bruno plane crash photos
    Bruno plane crash photos. The. carrying Brazilian club Chapecoense crashed into a Colombian hillside, killing 71 people and leaving six survivors, officials said. The world is too terrible a place to live in, not because of the bad things that happen, AN investigation is under way after a light aircraft ...

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