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QantasLink Plane Impacts the Tail of another Plane in Australia; Flight Delayed

By George Hatcher

QantasLink plane hit the tail of a Network Aviation plane on the runway at Paraburdoo Airport, Paraburdoo, Western Australia, on the afternoon of October 5th. The Boeing 717 taxied along the runway to depart for Perth when its tail struck the tail of another plane. The plane was grounded and flight was delayed. The... »

Two Kathmandu-Bound Flights Grounded due to Bomb Threat

By George Hatcher

Two Kathmandu-bound flights were grounded just before takeoff from Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, India, on January 27. Authorities said the flights were grounded after the Jet Airways security office received a call saying there was a “bomb threat” to Jet Airways flight 9W 260 and Air India flight AI-215. There were... »

82 U.S. Air Force F-16Ds Grounded due to Cracks

By George Hatcher

On August 19, the U.S. Air Force said that they grounded 82 two-seater F-16D fighter jets because of canopy sill longeron cracks discovered between the front and rear pilots seats. One hundred and fifty-seven F-16Ds were inspected by individual F-16 units and the cracks were discovered in 82. According to the Air Force sources,... »

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  • Authorities: Close to $100K found after deadly bus crash https://t.co/WZTguvVInY
    about 5 hours ago
  • Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cracked Windshield https://t.co/QOjxnjhs4j
    about 10 hours ago
  • Izhavia Flight Burst Tires on Landing at Moscow Domodedovo Airport https://t.co/jyiuuF46aT
    about 10 hours ago
  • Blue Panorama Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Italy https://t.co/ub5XoZ476N
    about 10 hours ago
  • Edelweiss Air Flight Rejects Takeoff From Zurich https://t.co/lOD6HVDqwp
    about 10 hours ago