Tunisia

Nouvelair Flight Returns to Tunisia After Bird Strike

Friday, June 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Nouvelair Flight Returns to Tunisia After Bird Strike

Nouvelair flight BJ-808 had to return and make an emergency landing in Monastir, Tunisia, on June 27th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Saint Petersburg, Russia, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and eighty people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Turkish Airlines Plane Diverts to Tunisia due to Fuel Pump Issue

Monday, November 2, 2015
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Plane Diverts to Tunisia due to Fuel Pump Issue

Turkish Airlines flight TK-679 diverted and made an emergency landing at Tunis–Carthage International Airport, Tunisia, on October 31. The Boeing 737-900, en-route from Istanbul, Turkey, to Yaounde, Cameroon, had to divert due to some issue with its fuel pump. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Military Air Ambulance Crashes

Friday, February 21, 2014
By George Hatcher

On Friday Feb 21, 2014, a Libyan military Antonov 26 transport #5A-DOW crashed in Tunisia killing 11 including two injured civilians, three escorts and five crew and one doctor. A fire broke out on the helicopter. No report has been provided to indicate if the fire was before or after the air ambulance’s ground... »

Tunis Flight Blown Off the Runway

Saturday, March 10, 2012
By George Hatcher
Tunis Flight Blown Off the Runway

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Bostjan Henigaman What: Tunis Air Airbus A320-200 en route from Paris to Monastir to Djerba (Tunisia) with 67 passengers and 8 crew Where: Djerba When: Mar 10th 2012 Why: While taking off, the flight was on the runway about to embark on the Djerba... »

Turkish Airlines Turbulence Injures 8

Wednesday, October 13, 2010
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Turbulence Injures 8

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Kevin Gutt What: THY Turkish Airlines Airbus A330-200 en route from Istanbul to Tunis Where: Tunis When: Oct 10th 2010 Who: 230 passengers Why: While en route, the flight encountered turbulence, during which 4 crew members and 4 passengers sustained injuries, two of which... »

One Engined French Airbus Manages to Avoid Crashing in Tunis

Thursday, December 18, 2008
By George Hatcher
One Engined French Airbus Manages to Avoid Crashing in Tunis

What: Air France Airbus single-aisle A321 en route to Paris Where: Tunisian capital’s Carthage Airport. When: 12-14- Sunday Who: 209 passengers and crew members Why: The flight turned back 15 minutes after take off due to a technical problem in one engine. Psychological counseling was provided to passengers to alleviate the panic. Download article... »

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