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Saratov Airlines Plane Diverts to Russia after Bird Strike

Saratov Airlines flight 6W-5806 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Saratov Tsentralny Airport, Russia, on July 21st.

The Antonov AN-148-100 flying from Penza to Sochi in Russia, had to divert due to bird strike.

The plane landed safely.

Everyone aboard remained safe.

Angara Airlines Plane Returns to Russia due to Open Cargo Door Indication

AngaraAngara Airlines flight IK-755 had to return and make an emergency landing at International Airport Irkutsk, Russia, on September 1st.

The Antonov AN-14 en-route to Novosibirsk, Russia, had to return after the crew received the signal of its forward cargo hold’s open door.

The plane landed safely.

All the 60 passengers and 4 crew members remained safe.

Sudanese Transport Plane Makes Safe Emergency Landing in Saudi Arabia due to Technical Problem

A Sudanese transport aircraft had to divert and make a safe emergency landing at Al-Baha Domestic Airport, Al-Baha, Saudi Arabia, on August 25th.

The Sudan bound Antonov 12 was mid air when it had to be diverted due to a technical problem in one of its engines.

One of the plane’s tyres burst during the landing.

All 10 people onboard remained unharmed.

Five Killed in Sudan Military Plane Crash

A Sudanese military plane crashed in El Obied, North Kurdufan, Sudan, on April 30th.

The Soviet-era Antonov 26 plane went down when it was attempting to land at the El Obied airport.

There were five crew members aboard at the time; all of them were killed in the crash.

Army officials said the crash was caused by technical issues.

Cargo Plane Crashes into Bay of Bengal; 3 Dead, 1 Injured

A Russian cargo plane crashed into the Bay of Bengal, off the coast of Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh, on March 9th.

The Antonov An-26 plane, belonging to True Aviation cargo service, was transporting shrimp from Cox’s Bazar airport to Jessore district, Bangladesh, when it went down. According to airport manager Sadhan Kumar, “Before the crash the pilot sent us a message saying one of the two engines of the plane went out of order… We prepared the airport for its emergency landing but the aircraft could not make its way back here.”

There were four Ukrainian crew members aboard at the time; three of them were killed in the crash while fourth one was injured.

The crash is under investigation.

Cargo Plane with Engine Shut Down Diverts to Shannon’s Long Runway

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Contact photographer Andre Oferta

What: Polet Aviakompania Antonov AN-124-100 en route from Goose Bay, Newfoundland, Canada to Frankfurt-Hahn Germany
Where: North Atlantic
When: August 14, 2010
Who: 6 member crew
Why: 1,000km northwest of Ireland, the Antonov (world’s largest serially built cargo aircraft) developed oil pressure problems in one engine and had to shut it down. The pilots diverted to Shannon which took two hours to reach, and they made a safe landing on a 3.2km runway. No injuries reported.

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