Kenya Airways Plane Returns to Harare After Bird Strike

Thursday, May 10, 2018
By George Hatcher
Kenya Airways Plane Returns to Harare After Bird Strike

Kenya Airways flight KQ-704 had to return and make an emergency landing in Harare, Zimbabwe, on May 7th. The plane heading to Lusaka, Zambia, had to turn back after it suffered a bird strike during departure. The plane landed back safely. All ninety-six passengers remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Air Zimbabwe Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Loss of Cabin Pressure

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Zimbabwe Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Loss of Cabin Pressure

Air Zimbabwe flight UM-467 had to divert for an emergency landing in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, on July 10th. The Boeing 737-200 plane heading from Harare, Zimbabwe, to Johannesburg, South Africa, was diverted due to loss of cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Plane Crash Near Zimbabwe-Mozambique Border Kills 6

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in the Vumba Mountains in Zimbabwe, on March 27th. The plane was heading from Beira, Mozambique, to Mutare, Zimbabwe when it went down. There were 6 people aboard, including 2 crew members and 4 passengers; all of them were killed in the crash. The accident is being investigated. Download article... »

Cessna Crashed near Victoria Falls Airport

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
By George Hatcher
Cessna Crashed near Victoria Falls Airport

A 4-seater Cessna plane, heading to Hwange National Parks, crashed near Lupinyu business center close to Victoria Falls Airport, Zimbabwe, in the afternoon of August 11. According to the officer commanding Victoria Falls police, Jairos Chiwona, “The crash happened a few minutes after take-off from the airport. The pilot communicated that he was turning... »

Air Zimbabwe Emergency Landing at Harare

Monday, December 6, 2010
By George Hatcher
Air Zimbabwe Emergency Landing at Harare

Pictured: An Air Zimbabwe Boeing 737 Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Chaity What: Air Zimbabwe Boeing 737 en route from Victoria Falls Where: Harare Airport, Zimbabwe When: December 6, 2010 Who: not released Why: Passengers coming back from Victoria falls got a surprise today as, en route, the plane’s... »

Fake Boeing Disaster at Harare Airport

Thursday, August 5, 2010
By George Hatcher

Although the head of Zimbabwe’s Civil Aviation Authority David Chawota confirmed with the BBC: “I can confirm that a 767 plane coming from London has had an accident at Harare airport,” the whole thing was a drill with paid actors. BBC’s Brian Hungwa reported seeing a large plume of smoke and helicopters over the... »

RSS Plane Crash News


  • Air Consumer.gov
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  • Bird Strike Database
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  • EASA
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  • Find A Pilot
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  • U.S. Office of Special Counsel
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