Qantas Flight Diverted Due to Lightning Strike

Wednesday, November 18, 2009
By George Hatcher
Qantas Flight Diverted Due to Lightning Strike

Pictured: A Qantas Boeing 737-838 Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Andrei Bezmylov What: Qantas Boeing 737-800 en route from Cairns to Brisbane Where: Coolangatta When: Nov 17th 2009 Who: not available Why: While en route through questionable weather, the plane was struck by lightning. The flight was diverted to... »

Mumbai Aviation News

Wednesday, November 18, 2009
By George Hatcher

Mumbai airport experienced a 35% drop on a runway shortened due to repair work. When visibility decreased, diversions to longer runways and areas of higher visibility increased, and several flights were discontinued entirely. Dating from October 27, on every Tuesday, from 12noon to 6pm, the intersection point of cross runways 09-27 and 14:32 is... »

Blue Hawaiian Tours Emergency Landing

Tuesday, November 17, 2009
By George Hatcher

What: Blue Hawaiian EUROCOPTER EC130 tour helicopter on Maui Where: in a sugar field half a mile east of Kahului Airport When: Monday November 16 Who: pilot and 6 passengers Why: The helicopter experienced engine problems, forcing an emergency situation. On landing, the helicopter sustained minor damage to its tail boom. No one aboard... »

JAD Taxi Aeréo Emergency Landing in Porto Alegre

Tuesday, November 17, 2009
By George Hatcher
JAD Taxi Aeréo Emergency Landing in Porto Alegre

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Stephan Klos Pugatch What: JAD Taxi Aeréo Embraer EMB-810C Seneca en route from Porto Alegre to Santa Mari Where: Porto Alegre-Salgado Filho When: Nov 16, 2009 Who: Pilot and copilot Why: Immediately after takeoff, the crew detected problems with the landing gear and requested... »

Yemenia Flight 626 Detailed Meteorological Analysis

Tuesday, November 17, 2009
By George Hatcher

by Tim Vasquez posted with permission Flight details Flight 626 departed Sana’a, Yemen (IATA SAH, ICAO OYSN) at 29/1830 UTC (29/2130L) on a four-hour flight destined for Moroni, Comoris Islands (Prince Said Ibrahim International Airport, also known as Hahaya Airport, IATA HAH, ICAO FMCH, WMO 67002. The crash occurred at approximately 29/2250 UTC (30/0150L).... »

Azal Aviacargo Ilyushin Il-78 Emergency Landing

Tuesday, November 17, 2009
By George Hatcher
Azal Aviacargo Ilyushin Il-78 Emergency Landing

Pictured: a ATI Airlines (Azal Aviacargo) Ilyushin Il-78 Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Gerard Helmer What: AzAL Il-76 en route Azerbaijan-Afghanistan Where: Afghanistan When: 17 Nov 2009 Who: AzAL Why: On landing, the undercarriage failed. (no more information available.) Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share on Linkedin Tweet... »

Hudson River Airspace

Tuesday, November 17, 2009
By George Hatcher

Thursday FAA’s new rules for Manhattan airspace go into effect. The Hudson River air corridor will be carved into separate areas for local and long-distance traffic. Local planes and helicopters will fly at 1,000 feet or less; those passing through NYV between 1,000 feet and 1,300 feet; and scheduled airline flights directed by ATC... »

UK: Helicopter Crash kills pilot

Tuesday, November 17, 2009
By George Hatcher
UK: Helicopter Crash kills pilot

Pictured: A Robinson R-22 Beta II Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer BernieC What: Corserve International Ltd. Robinson R22 Beta II Where: Harrop Green Farm in Adlington, near Macclesfield, UK When: Nov 15, 2009 Who: 1 Why: While en route, the helicopter crashed. The pilot, businessman Tony Sullivan, an experienced... »

NY: Virgin Atlantic Airbus Emergency Landing

Tuesday, November 17, 2009
By George Hatcher
NY:  Virgin Atlantic Airbus Emergency Landing

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Karl Nixon What: Virgin Atlantic Airbus A340-300 en route from Boston,MA to London Heathrow Where: Atlantic When: Nov 13th Why: While en route, the flight lost the left engine. The crew diverted to JFK and landed 2.5 hours after declaring emergency. Recommend on Facebook... »

Delta Emergency Landing at Goose Bay

Tuesday, November 17, 2009
By George Hatcher
Delta Emergency Landing at Goose Bay

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Geo B What: Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300 en route from Prague to New York Where: Goose Bay When: Nov 13th 2009 Why: While en route, the crew detected smoke in the cockpit. After the flight diverted to Goose Bay, the cause of the smoke... »

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