LAM Plane Overruns the Runway while Landing in Mozambique

Monday, December 21, 2015
By George Hatcher
LAM Plane Overruns the Runway while Landing in Mozambique

LAM Mozambique Airlines flight TM-156 overran the runway at Nampula Airport, Nampula, Mozambique, on December 19. The Boeing 737-700 was flying from Maputo, Mozambique, to Nampula, when it slid over the runway end as a result of heavy rain. The plane received no damage. All passengers aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

SriLankan Airlines Plane Stops at Runway in India after Hydraulic Problem

Friday, September 11, 2015
By George Hatcher
SriLankan Airlines Plane Stops at Runway in India after Hydraulic Problem

SriLankan Airlines flight UL-125 had to stop at runway 25 of Chennai International Airport, India, on September 10. The Airbus A330-200, en-route from Colombo, Sri Lanka, to Chennai, had to be stopped before reaching the apron due to over-heated hydraulic system. The plane landed uneventfully. All 114 people aboard remained unhurt. Download article as... »

No Flaps—Fast Landing

Thursday, January 23, 2014
By George Hatcher

Delta flight 5104 carrying 47 people from Atlanta to Allentown made an emergency landing at Lehigh Valley International Airport after the Canadair Regional Jet CRJ-200 developed problems with its flaps. Lehigh Valley International Airport is a regular stop on 5106. Air traffic control was notified at 6:35 p.m. and within twenty minutes the flight... »

Emergency Landing in Colorado

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
By George Hatcher

Three people en route from Alamosa to Ogden made an emergency landing in a Trans Med LLC Cirrus SR22 #N426TF when they experienced some problems with the plane. But they came in fast, bounced over a hill, rolled, etc, off the runway to a nearby road in Mack Colorado, around 6 pm September 23,... »

Crashed, Stolen, Force Landings on April 1 No Joke

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
By George Hatcher
Crashed, Stolen, Force Landings on April 1 No Joke

On April 1: A privately owned Reims Cessna F172E with two aboard made an emergency landing in Nome, Norway after an engine failed. Neither of the two aboard reported injury. An Ultralight suffered a mechanical failure in south Surrey, BC crashed and sustained damage. The pilot parachuted out into a field of blueberries, and... »

SAS Flight Diverts to Stavanger

Monday, February 18, 2013
By George Hatcher

On Feb 16, 2013, a Scandinavian Airlines System Boeing 737-883 was en route from Las Palmas to Bergen – Norway when the flight developed problems with the flaps. Pilots diverted to Stavanger airport where SAS has mechanics. Ten minutes before landing, passengers were told to keep their heads down. Pilots successfully made a fast... »

S7 Airbus Skids Rostov-on-Don Landing

Saturday, January 12, 2013
By George Hatcher

On January 12, 2013, an S7 Airlines Airbus A319 en route from Moscow to Rostov-on-Don made a fast landing at Rostov-on-Don Airport, sliding 40 meters past the end of the runway. Reports are of poor traction on wet concrete. The fifty passengers aboard the flight disembarked safely. No injuries were reported although the plane... »

Piper Hard Landing Skids Off Vegas Runway

Friday, January 4, 2013
By George Hatcher
Piper Hard Landing Skids Off Vegas Runway

A Managed Aviation Inc Piper PA-60-602P Aerostar made a hard landing at North Las Vegas Airport, skidded off the runway and caught on fire. The pilot and passenger managed to exit the plane. It appears to be a training flight. At 4:20, fire crews were trying to put out the fire. The condition of... »

Four die in Red Wings Ferry Flight Crash in Russia

Sunday, December 30, 2012
By George Hatcher
Four die in Red Wings Ferry Flight Crash in Russia

On December 29, 2012, at 16:33, a Red Wings Tupelev 204-100V was on a ferry flight from Pardubice Airport Czech Republic to Moscow-Vnukova Airport, Russia when it crashed-landed in snow, overrunnning the runway. Weather conditions showed heavy gusts accompanying a light snowfall. The Federal Air Transport Agency said that the plane touched down in... »

Crash Kills Six Month Old Baby

Monday, December 24, 2012
By George Hatcher

December 22, 2012, at 18:13 a Perimeter Aviation/ Kivalliq Air Swearingen SA227-AC Metro III en route from Winnipeg to Sanikiluaq airport crashed during its second approach. The flight had two crew and seven passengers. One of the passengers died when the plane crashed at the end of the runway. The plane was landing during... »

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