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... »

RSS Plane Crash News

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    Emergency services were called to Piper's Airfield in Eglinton near Bathurst just after 1pm on Sunday after reports a powered glider had crashed and ignited a grassfire. The 75-year-old male pilot died at the scene, police say. A male pilot has died in a glider plane crash in central NSW. Photo: 7 News.
  • Bathurst glider crash, emergency services called | Photos, pictures
    PHOTOS: Plane crash in Bathurst. Update 3.56pm. A 75-YEAR-OLD man was killed in a glider crash near Bathurst on Sunday afternoon. Emergency services were called to the Piper's Airfield at Eglinton just before 1pm following reports that a glider had crashed into a field. The wreckage was located in ...
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  • Two years after BSF officer died in plane crash, children still wait for pension
    NEW DELHI: Saloni, the 23-year-old daughter of Border Security Force (BSF) Sub-Inspector Ravindra Kumar, who died in a plane crash at Indira Gandhi International Airport in 2015, doesn't think that the security forces take good care of families of deceased personnel. “My father died in December 2015 ...
  • Bathurst place crash, emergency services called | Photos, pictures
    Police, fire, ambulance and rescue crews were called to Piper's Airfield in Eglinton just after 1pm on Sunday with reports a place had crashed which had then ignited a grass fire. NSW Rural Fire Service Operational Officer Brett Taylor confirmed a plane had crashed. “A powered glider was on fire when it ...
  • Noteworthy
    MLB: Although an autopsy report says retired star pitcher Roy Halladay had evidence of amphetamine, morphine and an insomnia drug in his system when he died in a small plane crash in Florida last year, it is unclear whether the drugs played a role as the NTSB hasn't identified a cause of the crash.
  • Roy Halladay's autopsy reveals he had drugs in his system during plane crash
    The autopsy of former All-Star Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay was released, showing he had drugs in his system when he crashed his small plane off the coast of Florida last year. The cause of death was blunt force trauma.
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  • Skiers remember a fallen friend while hitting the slopes
    LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - Skiers in our area took to the slopes Saturday while also remembering the life of a fellow skier. Mount La Crosse held its annual Dan Nagy Memorial ski race Saturday afternoon. Nagy was a skier who would ski at Mt. La Crosse before he died just over a decade ago […]


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