Syria

Metrojet Flight 9268 Investigation Continues

Friday, January 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Metrojet Flight 9268 Investigation Continues

We can not forget or ignore Metrojet Flight 9268, which was supposed to fly from Sharm el_Sheikh but instead of arriving at Saint Petersburg as scheduled, crashed on the Sinai Peninsula, killing the 217 passengers and 7 crew members. And while the investigators still have not made conclusive decisions on what they believe happened,... »

Nordwind Commercial Passenger Flight Dodges Missiles over Syria

Monday, April 29, 2013
By George Hatcher

On April 29, we saw a report that Nordwind passenger airlines dodged missles over Syria. The Airbus A320-232 was flying from Sharm el Sheikh-Ophira Airport to Kazan Airport (from Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt to Kazan, Russia) was over Syria when two missiles exploded in the air close by. Interfax.ru reported the crew steered the... »

Chopper Strikes Syrian Airlines Passenger Jet

Friday, September 21, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Syrian Arab Airlines Where: Duma east of Damascus When: Sept 20, 2012 Who: 200 aboard, no injuries Why: The Syrian military helicopter that crashed near Damascus struck the tail of a Syrian Arab Airlines plane. 200 aboard were uninjured. Pilots managed to land the plane at Damascus. A release stated that “The control... »

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