Category : Aircraft Incident

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Ural Airlines flight 178 lands in field shortly after take off

Ural Airlines flight 178 made an emergency landing in a field after suffering a bird strike shortly after take off from Moscow’s Zhukovsky International Airport (ZIA) on the morning of 15 August, according to a statement from the airline. No injuries have been reported. Flight 178 was operating from Moscow to Simferopol.

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Flightradar24 data regarding Air Astana E190 KC1388 loss-of-control incident near Lisbon

On 11 November, an Air Astana Embraer E190 (registration P4-KCJ), departed Alverca Airport following a heavy maintenance C-check at Oficinas Gerais de Material Aeronáutico. Shortly after departure the flight crew declared a Mayday stating they were dealing with a loss of control. After struggling with the aircraft for over 1 hour the crew was able […]

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AvTalk Episode 30: Engine Trouble

On this episode of AvTalk, we take an in depth look at Southwest flight 1380, including some of the media coverage after the accident. And we talk to Jon Ostrower about the new Emergency Airworthiness Directive requiring inspections of the CFM56-7B engine. We also see how engine issues are affecting the 787-9 and we try […]

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Delta Charter Flight Experiences Likely Bird Strike

A Delta charter flight carrying the US basketball team Oklahoma City Thunder from Minneapolis to Chicago suffered significant damage to its radome on descent to Chicago’s Midway Airport. According to airline, the aircraft likely experienced a bird strike.

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LX40—a New Engine in Iqaluit

On 1 February, Swiss International Air Lines flight 40 experienced an issue with its number 1 engine—the engine on the left side of the aircraft—and diverted to Iqaluit in northern Canada. After flight LX40 landed, the logistical challenge of getting passengers to their destinations—and a new engine for the aircraft—began.

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Flightradar24 Data Regarding the Crash of PR-SOM

A Beech C90GT King Air registered PR-SOM crashed near Paraty, Brazil on the afternoon of 19 January 2017. Flightradar24 did not receive enough positional information from this flight to create a track, however, altitude information was received for a portion of the flight.

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Flightradar24 Data Regarding EgyptAir-Air France Incident, 1 January 2017

On 1 January, an EgyptAir Cargo A300 and Air France A320 passed close enough over Belgium that Belgian and French authorities are investigating what the French Bureau d’Enquêtes et d’Analyses (BEA) has deemed a ‘serious incident’. According to the BEA’s initial report the EgyptAir A300 (MSX541, registered SU-GAY) was climbing to FL210, while the Air […]

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