King Air Lands Safely in Adelaide

Monday, September 29, 2008
By George Hatcher
King Air Lands Safely in Adelaide

What: Privately chartered twin-engine King Air belonging to Adelaide-based company Corporate Aircraft Charter en route to Kingscote on Kangaroo Island Where: Adelaide Airport Australia When: September 27, 2008 at 11.20am Who: Brenton Hollitt and passengers Why: Pilot Brenton Hollitt reported difficulties with its landing gear. The plane landed safely , remaining upright despite its... »

Emergency Landing in Alexandria

Monday, September 29, 2008
By George Hatcher
Emergency Landing in Alexandria

What: American Airlines regional jet en route from Baton Rouge to Dallas Where: Alexandria International Airport, Alexandria Louisiana When: Friday 5:40 p.m. Who: 47 people Why: Emergency landing called for when smoke was detected in the cockpit. No injuries. View Larger Map Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share on Linkedin Tweet about it... »

Emergency Landing in North-Eastern Brazil

Saturday, September 27, 2008
By George Hatcher
Emergency Landing in North-Eastern Brazil

What: Boeing 777-200 operated by Alitalia flying from Rome Fiumicino to Buenos Aires Where: unplanned landing Thursday in the north- eastern Brazilian city of Recife When: landing was completed without further problems at 2:15 am (0515 GMT) Who: 295 people on board. Passengers deplaned and took another flight. Why: The plane experienced mechanical problems... »

Fokker Crash in Ecuador

Saturday, September 27, 2008
By George Hatcher
Fokker Crash in Ecuador

What: ICARO Fokker F28 Fellowship 4000 Registration HC-CDT flight 504 with 2 Rolls Royce 555-15P Spey engines Where: Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport (UIO) (Ecuador) en route to Coca Airport (OCC/SECO), When: 22 SEP 2008 ca 11:15 Who: 4 crew 62 passengers Why: The crash occurred during takeoff. After flight 504 was cleared for takeoff from... »

Learjet Crash that Injured DJ

Saturday, September 27, 2008
By George Hatcher

Date: 19 SEP 2008 Time: 23:53 Type: Learjet 60 Operator: Inter Travel And Services Registration: N999LJ C/n / msn: 314 First flight: 2006 Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW305A Crew: Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2 Passengers: Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4 Total: Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6 Airplane damage: Destroyed Airplane fate: Written... »

Colorado Emergency Landing Injures 2

Saturday, September 27, 2008
By George Hatcher

What: Two-seat, single-engine plane owned by Doss Aviation Where: Pueblo Memorial Airport where the plane bounced onto its top in a ravine When: 11:40 a.m Who: 2 people on board candidate for U.S. Air Force flight training and an instructor Why: The plane came up short of the runway at Pueblo’s Memorial Airport. Recommend... »

RAF Emergency Landing

Saturday, September 27, 2008
By George Hatcher

What: RAF F/A-18 Hornet taking off from RAAF base at Williamtown Where: RAF base at Williamtown When: declared a mayday at around 12.15pm Sept 25 Why: After declaring an emergency, the flight circled back and landed. There were no reported injuries, and a maintenance investigation is underway. Details of the mayday have not been... »

Helicopter Lands Hard On Soft Ground

Saturday, September 27, 2008
By George Hatcher
Helicopter Lands Hard On Soft Ground

What: Helicopter, from Bristow Academy, a helicopter flight school located at the Space Coast Regional Airport Where: Landing occurred off Highway 50, west of Interstate 95 in a marshy area in Brevard County. When: 11:45 a.m. Thursday Who: The helicopter was carrying an instructor and a student on a training exercise. Neither was injured... »

Bell Helicopter sinks off of Western Australia Coast

Saturday, September 27, 2008
By George Hatcher
Bell Helicopter sinks off of  Western Australia Coast

What: Bell 407 helicopter took off from the holiday vessel True North for a scenic flight around the Horizontal Falls area. Where: In the ocean at Talbot Bay When: Reported to Tam Air on September 25, 2008 04:00 pm Who: Six passengers and a pilot on board. All were rescued. A woman in her... »

Perm Crash update

Saturday, September 27, 2008
By George Hatcher

Because of the September 14 crash of the Russian Aeroflot-Nord while preparing to land in the city of Perm in the Ural Mountains area, the Russian Federal Air Transportation Agency has suspended the use of a subtype of Boeing 737-500s until their pilots receive additional training. The training involves a key indicator showing the... »

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