Category : Aircraft Incident

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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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Data Regarding Crash of PK661

While conducting flight PK661 from Chitral to Islamabad, Pakistan International Airlines ATR 42-500 registered AP-BHO crashed north of Islamabad near Havelian in mountainous terrain.

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LMI2933 Crash near Medellin

While conducting flight LMI2933 from Santa Cruz, Bolivia to Medellín, Colombia, a LAMIA Bolivia aircraft (registration CP-2933) crashed south of Medellin Airport near La Union. The flight was carrying Brazilian football club Chapecoense to Medellín for a Copa Sudamerica finals match. Airport and civil aviation authorities are reporting that 81 people were on board the […]

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