Emirates Emergency Landing at Lusaka

Monday, October 22, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Emirates Airbus A330-200 em route from Lusaka to Dubai Where: Lusaka, Zambia When: Oct 21, 2012 Why: After takeoff, the flight developed a technical problem. The pilot returned to the airport to make a safe landing at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport. The plane continued to the gate where passengers disembarked. Emirates representatives have... »

Zambia Crash Endangers President’s Staff

Saturday, October 16, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Zambia Air Force plane registration # AF 215 en route to Kasempa Where: Mukinge airstrip in Kasempa When: October 16, 2010 Who: Government officials from President Rupiah Banda’s staff Why: According to published reports, the pilot delayed his descent, landed too far down the runway. He applied emergency brakes and lost control of... »

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