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Bill Clinton’s Jet Makes Unscheduled Landing in Tanzania

Saturday, May 2, 2015
By George Hatcher

A Canadian turboprop Dash 7 jet, carrying former President Bill Clinton, had to make an unscheduled landing in Dodoma, Tanzania on April 29. The plane was en-route from Iranga to Lake Manyara when one of its four engines malfunctioned. The pilot then had to land near Dodoma fueling station where the engine was repaired.... »

Ethiopian Airliner Diverts, Mired At Arusha Airport

Saturday, December 21, 2013
By George Hatcher
Ethiopian Airliner Diverts, Mired At Arusha Airport

On December 18, Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767-383ER #ET-AQW en route from Addis Ababa to Zanzibar-Kisauni Airport diverted to Arusha Airport. On landing on the too short runway, the plane’s wheels departed the pavement and became mired in soft ground. No one was injured in the landing. There is a rumor that the pilots diverted... »

Two Boeings Bump in Tanzania

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
By George Hatcher
Two Boeings Bump in Tanzania

Oman Air Flight 717, a Boeing 737-800 bumped a stationary Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767-300. The winglet on the Oman Air plane made contact. The Oman Air flight to Dar-Es-Salaam and Muscat was only delayed four hours. Neither plane reported damage. There is no indication if passengers were aboard either plane at the time of... »

African Medical Research Foundation Crash in Tanzania

Thursday, August 1, 2013
By George Hatcher
African Medical Research Foundation Crash in Tanzania

Photographer Roberto Benetti On July 30, 2013, an African Medical Research Foundation Cessna 404 Titan took off from Merugwayi airstrip en route to Arusha, crashed in Kapingiro village, Tanzania. The seven people aboard were severely injured when the plane crashed in stormy weather conditions. The flight was carrying doctors providing free medical services in... »

Cessna Crash in Tanzania

Thursday, December 20, 2012
By George Hatcher
Cessna Crash in Tanzania

A Tanzania National Parks Authority Cessna 182Q Skylane flying from Mpanda airport to Katavi National Park crashed in Nsemlwa village, Tanzania after the plane developed engine failure. The pilot capt. Adamu Athumani Kajwa survived a crash that split the plane in two. He had already dropped off his passenger at Mpanda Airport. Farmers witnessed... »

Air Tanzania Runway Overrun

Monday, April 9, 2012
By George Hatcher
Air Tanzania Runway Overrun

Contact photographer Ammann Martin What: Air Tanzania de Havilland Canada DHC-8-311Q en route from Kigoma to Dar es Salaam via Tabora Where: Kigoma When: Apr 9th 2012 Who: 35 passengers and 4 crew Why: Air Tanzania was taking off from Kigoma when it suffered an engine failure. Two passengers were hospitalized with shock but... »

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