Pakistan

Airblue Flight Returns to Islamabad After Bird Strike

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
By George Hatcher
Airblue Flight Returns to Islamabad After Bird Strike

Airblue flight PA-274 had to return and make an emergency landing in Islamabad, Pakistan, on January 30th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Kuwait Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore, Pakistan

Friday, January 12, 2018
By George Hatcher
Kuwait Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore, Pakistan

Kuwait Airways flight KU-204 made an emergency landing in Lahore, Pakistan, on January 11th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Kuwait International Airport, Kuwait, but had to return after the crew received an over pressure indication for the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Thai Airways Plane Overruns Runway at Islamabad Airport

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Thai Airways Plane Overruns Runway at Islamabad Airport

Thai Airways flight TG-349 overran the end of the runway upon landing at Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Islamabad, Pakistan, on December 4th. The incident happened when the Airbus A330-300 plane was coming from Bangkok, Thailand. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

PIA Flight Diverts to Lahore due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Friday, October 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
PIA Flight Diverts to Lahore due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-755 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Lahore, Pakistan, on October 11th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Sialkot, Pakistan, to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, was diverted after the crew received a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

VietJet Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Karachi

Thursday, September 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
VietJet Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Karachi

VietJet flight PK-368 had to return and make an emergency landing in Karachi, Pakistan, on September 5th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Islamabad, Pakistan, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an instrument problem. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

PIA Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Hydraulic Failure

Thursday, September 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
PIA Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Hydraulic Failure

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-296 made an emergency landing in Lahore, Pakistan, on September 5th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan, was descending toward Lahore when the crew noticed a hydraulic failure. The crew subsequently performed an alternate gear extension and continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.... »

PIA Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Nose Gear Problem

Sunday, August 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
PIA Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Nose Gear Problem

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-212 made an emergency landing in Islamabad, Pakistan, on August 25th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, was on approach to Islamabad when the crew reported a nose gear problem and went around. The crew worked the related checklists and subsequently landed safely on second approach.... »

Shaheen Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore

Friday, August 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Shaheen Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore

Shaheen Air flight NL-766 had to return and make an emergency landing in Lahore, Pakistan, on August 16th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Dubai, United Arab Emirates, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a cabin pressurization issue. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

PIA Flight Diverts to Karachi due to Cracked Windshield

Thursday, June 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
PIA Flight Diverts to Karachi due to Cracked Windshield

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-204 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Karachi, Pakistan, on June 19th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to Lahore, Pakistan, was diverted due to a cracked windshield. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Pakistan International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Multan

Friday, May 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
Pakistan International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Multan

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-353 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Multan, Pakistan, on May 23rd. The Boeing 777-200 plane heading from Peshawar to Karachi, Pakistan, was diverted after fire erupted in a galley. The plane landed safely. There were 116 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • News about plane crash in Rostov-on-Don not true
    MOSCOW, February 18. /TASS/. Russia's Emergencies Ministry has rejected media reports that a passenger plane disappeared from radars at the airport near Rostov-on-Don, the ministry's southern regional branch told TASS on Saturday. "The information is not true," they said. A source at Platov Airport ...
  • People gather in Moscow to light candles for plane crash victims
    (12 Feb 2018) People gathered outside the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow on Monday night, to pay their respects to the 71 people killed in Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 regional jet, bound for Orsk in the southern Urals, crashed several minutes after taking off from Moscow's Domodedovo ...
  • Nehru promoted Netaji crash theory without conclusive evidence
    It has been observed that Nehru, right from the beginning, tried to suppress facts on Netaji's disappearance and promoted the plane crash theory without any conclusive evidence to establish the same. If we accept Ashis Ray's contention that the Netaji mystery could not be solved as relationship ...
  • Death in crash is the only consistent story about Netaji's demise
    “As evidence became available from the mid-1950s, the only consistent story about Netaji's demise remains his death in a plane crash on 18 August 1945. For me personally, this fact was brought home most strikingly when I had the opportunity to be present during the interview of one of the survivors of ...
  • Commentary: Russian general plots our cyber downfall
    Russian President Vladimir Putin, third left, observes a minute of silence with Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) head Alexander Bortnikov, third right, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, second right, and others before a meeting on Russian plane crash in Egypt, at Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, ...
  • 13 dead in Mexico plane crash near earthquake epicentre
    Mexico City [Mexico], Feb 17 (ANI): As many as 13 persons have been killed after a helicopter carrying officials, assessing the damage caused by a powerful earthquake, crashed in southern Mexico. Mexican state">state Oaxaca's attorney general's office said that 12 people were killed at the scene and ...
  • Candlelit vigil in Moscow in memory of plane crash dead
    (12 Feb 2018) A candle-lit vigil was held outside Moscow's Christ the Saviour Cathedral on Monday evening for victims of Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 twi...
  • Lebanon's Al Bustan festival launches 25th edition with sense of 'mission accomplished'
    She won the seat previously held by her father, who died in a plane crash in the Mediterranean off Beirut in a heavy storm. Bustani, who had two small children, quickly determined she had no desire for a political life and stepped down after a year. With the outbreak of war in 1975, Bustani looked […]
  • Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today
    Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today Such was the case with the elusive Flight 870 from Italy, which crashed for reasons that still have not been determined. The mystery surrounding it continues to perplex not just surviving friends and family of those who ...
  • I Love to Read
    Captain Hiebert was killed in a plane crash in 1993 in northern Ontario. Shirley's career has been in health care, much of it in remote northern communities as a nurse practitioner and researcher. Her PhD research was done in collaboration with First Nations. Her newly released The Captain's Widow ...

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