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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