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Copa Airlines Plane Suffers Hydraulic Leak After Landing In Nicaragua

Sunday, March 25, 2018
By George Hatcher
Copa Airlines Plane Suffers Hydraulic Leak After Landing In Nicaragua

Copa Airlines flight CM-106 suffered a hydraulic leak on landing at Augusto C. Sandino International Airport in Managua, Nicaragua, on March 23rd. The incident happened when the Boeing 737-700 plane was coming from Panama City, Panama. The plane became disabled on the runway. All one hundred and twenty-one passengers and six crew members remained... »

Avianca Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nicaragua

Monday, October 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Avianca Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nicaragua

Avianca flight AV-317 made an emergency landing in Managua, Nicaragua, on October 28th. The Embraer ERJ-190 plane heading from San Salvador, El Salvador, to Panama City, Panama, was diverted after it lost cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nicaragua

Sunday, October 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nicaragua

American Airlines flight AA-94 had to return and make an emergency landing in Managua, Nicaragua, on October 11th. The Boeing 737-800 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Miami, Florida, when it suffered a bird strike. The crew continued takeoff but subsequently returned to Managua. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Delta Jet Makes Safe Emergency Landing in Managua

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
By George Hatcher
Delta Jet Makes Safe Emergency Landing in Managua

A Delta airliner had to return and make an emergency landing at Augusto C. Sandino International Airport in Managua, Nicaragua, on March 6. The Airbus 320, carrying 124 passengers, was taking off from the airport when the crew reported an issue in its forward landing gear. The pilot then turned back and made a safe... »

Nicaragua: Antonov 2 Crash

Friday, October 16, 2009
By George Hatcher

What: Fuerza Aérea Nicaragüense Antonov 2 Where: Managua Nicaragua When: 15-OCT-2009 Why: While on a test flight, the plane crashed during an emergency landing. Engine failure is presumed to be the cause. One civilian mechanic is said to have suffered “a minor stroke” during the sharp decline. Pilot Captain Angel del Sol Sequeira Cantillo,... »

Continental Emergency Landing at Augusto C. Sandino International Airport

Saturday, December 13, 2008
By George Hatcher

What: Continental Airlines Where: Nicaragua Airport When: Friday Who: 150 passengers Why: After citing “mechanic failures in the undercarriage” the plane circled to burn off fuel and made an emergency landing. Download article as PDF »

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