Air Astana flight KC-1388 made an emergency landing at Beja Airport, Portugal, on November 11th.
The plane took off from Alverca Airport, Portugal, but lost control shortly afterwards. The crew declared an emergency and subsequently landed safely at Beja Airport.
The airline confirmed that the plane was carrying six crew members and that there were no passengers aboard.
Portuguese Air Force had also dispatched F16 fighter jets to escort the plane.
Military jets scrambled due to unresponsive plane over Washington that then crashed in Virginia
The pilot of Cessna 560 Citation V remained unresponsive throughout attempts to establish contact before it crashed.
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F-16’s sonic boom heard over DC area in response to unresponsive plane
Officials attempted to establish contact with the pilot of the unresponsive plane, but they were unresponsive.
Military jets intercepted a Cessna plane, shocking D.C. residents with a sonic boom
At supersonic speeds, F-16 jets chased down an unresponsive pilot who flew a civilian plane over the nation’s capital and crashed in southwest Virginia. The FAA and NTSB are investigating.
BNSF train hits a pedestrian in Sacramento. Railway investigation is underway
Sacramento police officers responded to the incident near 20th and H streets.