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OccurrencesRyanair aircraft forced to perform emergency landing for cabin pressure loss
Madrid, Spain - Sixteen passengers were treated by medical staff
A Ryanair aircraft bound to Canary Islands was forced to perform an emergency landing in the morning of Friday 07/09/2012 at Madrid-Barajas Airport because of a loss of pressure in the cabin.
OccurrencesEngine fumes: Dreamliner aircraft take-off halted
Tokyo, Japan - "Nothing serious"
All Nippon Airways aborted the take-off of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft on Wednesday after white smoke was detected from the plane's left engine. The aircraft was at Okayama airport bound for Tokyo.
OccurrencesAircraft evacuated for smoke at Cologne Airport: 11 injured
Cologne, Germany - The Öger Türk Airways departed from Hanover
A major smoke leak in the cabin caused the evacuation of an Öger Türk Airways in the afternoon of Monday 03/09/2012 at Cologne Airport.
186 passengers were on board: most of them managed to find their w... more
OccurrencesAVIONEWS contacts Meridiana fly about the situation of 180 passengers in Egypt
Marsa Alama, Egypt - The carrier apologizes for the inconvenience
A flight between Marsa Alam, Egypt, and Rome, has been grounded due to an unspecified technical failure. Today, many Italian newspapers reported the claims of 180 passengers who had waited more than 48... more
OccurrencesPakistan Airlines aircraft slides off runway: no consequences for the persons on board
Lahore, Pakistan - Landing gear problems for the ATR-42
A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) ATR-42/500 aircraft, registration code AP-BHJ, skidded off the runway on Friday 31/08/2012 at 3:10 pm local time (10:10 am GMT) at Lahore "Allama Iqbal" International... more
OccurrencesThree emergency landings for United Airlines aircraft during the weekend
Newark, USA - No consequences for passengers and crew members
Three United Airlines aircraft performed as many emergency landings during the weekend because of problems of different nature: fortunately none of the persons on board, among passengers and crew members,... more
OccurrencesBombardier aircraft performs emergency landing in Japan
Miyazaki, Japan - An engine overheats and forces the U-turn
A Bombardier DHC-8 twin-engine turboprop with 55 people on board was forced to an emergency landing with only one engine working yesterday evening in Japan.
Shortly after the aircraft took off from... more
OccurrencesPakistan Air Force aircraft makes emergency landing
Islamabad, Pakistan - No-one injured
A Pakistan Air Force aircraft was forced to an emergency landing yesterday. Official sources reported that the aircraft, an MFi-17 Mushshak single-engine turboprop, almost crashed near a graveyard in the... more
OccurrencesBoeing 737 involved in a bird-strike: the image of the rip in the nose cone of the aircraft
Denver, USA - The 151 persons on board are all unharmed
A Boeing 737 aircraft operated by United Airlines was involved in a bird-strike on Tuesday 31/07/2012 during its descent into Denver International Airport in the morning of Tuesday 31/07/2012: the images... more
OccurrencesEuropean airports suffered many incidents on Saturday
Rome, Italy - Transavia, Gazprom Avia and Condor Air aircraft involved
On Saturday three incidents occurred at Cagliari, Lille and Linz airports. In Cagliari, the captain of a Gazprom Avia B-737 aircraft was forced to turn back after ten minutes from take-off from Elmas due... more
OccurrencesEstonian Air aircraft forced to reverse course to the airport for a technical problem
Tallinn, Estonia - The inconvenience happened a few minutes after takeoff
On Wednesday 25/07/2012 a Moscow-bound Estonian Air aircraft was forced to reverse its course and come back at Tallinn airport a few minutes after the takeoff, because of a not-better-specified technical... more
OccurrencesAir India Airbus A-319 aircraft forced to emergency landing in Pakistan
Delhi, India - The commander suspects a hydraulic failure
An Air India Airbus A-319 aircraft (AI 940) made an emergency landing at Pakistan Nawab Shah airport in Sindh while flying from Abu Dhabi to Delhi.
International press reports confirmed that all the... more
OccurrencesC-5 Galaxy aircraft: problem solved
Washington, USA - New aluminium alloy improves the aircraft lifespan
The Air Force Research Laboratory has solved critical cracking issues with the C-5 Galaxy super heavy transport aircraft. The AFRL recently investigated cracking issues that have been occurring in C-5... more
OccurrencesScandinavian Airlines aircraft forced to make an emergency landing in the USA because of smoke in the cabin
Bangor, USA - No problems for the crew members and the 272 passengers on board
A Copenhagen-bound Scandinavian Airlines aircraft departed from Newark was forced on Wednesday 20/06/2012 evening to perform an emergency landing at the Bangor Airport in Maine, because of the presence... more
OccurrencesBoeing 737 aircraft ran out of runway: problems with brakes and autopilot
Pontianak, Indonesia - The pilot forced the flaps and manually landed
A Lion Air 737/400 aircraft run out of runway today landing at the airport of Pontianak, Indonesia, after a flight from Jakarta. The local ministry of Transport reported a statement about the incident.... more
OccurrencesCanada: breakdown on a Boeing 777 aircraft, emergency landing in Toronto
Toronto, Canada - No injuries, despite debris falling on cars
An Air Canada Boeing 777 aircraft was forced yesterday, 28/05/2012, to perform an emergency landing at the Toronto Airport, because of the switching off of one engine during the flight.
The aircraft... more
OccurrencesIndia: aircraft engine catches fire after landing
Mumbai, India - Jet Airways flight, no injured
The engine of a Jet Airways aircraft caught fire shortly after landing in Mumbai, this morning, 28/05/2012, requiring firefighter intervention. All the 158 passengers on board are reported to be unharmed,... more
OccurrencesAirbus: composite in wings caused cracks
Toulouse, France - "When it was designed some 10 years ago, it was an innovation"
Behind recent A-380 cracks lies the effort to lower the weight of this super-size. It should be noted that, according to many sources, repair costs could climb towards 500 million Euro.
Airbus' CEO... more
OccurrencesAir Dolomiti aircraft emergency landing:41 Italian passengers decided to return to Italy
Munich, Italy - The airplane is under investigation in Munich
41 passengers who were on board the ATR-72/500 aircraft at Munich airport have decided to return to Italy. The airplane emergency landed today.
Air Dolomiti chief of the press office Claudia Palamini... more
OccurrencesCitation jet pilot reports of drone-aircraft over Denver
Denver, USA - The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating
A Cessna Citation 525CJ1 private jet was flying over Denver on Monday after coming in from Wichita, Kansas. The pilot made a radio transmission to air traffic control about a strange unidentified object... more
OccurrencesProblems for an Ibiza-bound Ryanair aircraft: unscheduled landing at Charleroi-Brussels South
Charleroi, Belgium - The airline: "Just a precautionary measure"
A Ryanair Boeing 737-800 aircraft flying from Eindhoven to Ibiza was forced yesterday, 15/05/2012, to carry out a precautionary landing at the Charleroi-Brussels South airport.
The flight captain decided... more
OccurrencesUSAF close to solving Raptor hypoxia cases
Washington, USA - Controversies continue about incidents: two pilots publicly speak on it
The US Air Force said it will not punish two F-22 Raptor pilots who publicly revealed the problems with the F-22 Raptor fifth generation aircraft oxygen system.
"We have some recent data that we are... more
OccurrencesF-22 aircraft pilots decline to fly
Washington, USA - "I don't feel it's right that I ask them to do it and I'm not willing to do it myself"
Some Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor pilots are refusing to fly these jets, expressing concerns about hypoxia-like incidents (AVIONEWS).
"Obviously it's a very sensitive thing because we are trying to ensure... more
OccurrencesVirgin airplane emergency landing: 15 people taken to hospital from Gatwick airport
London, UK - Fire on-board forced the captain to perform a U-turn
The Virgin Atlantic flight which paralyzed air traffic at Gatwick yesterday afternoon (AVIONEWS) resulted in unpleasant consequences after the emergency landing.
Local press reports some 15 people were... more
OccurrencesRAF surveillance planes grounded due to technical issues
London, United Kingdom - The aircraft have been suspended pending further investigation
A squadron of seven Boeing Sentry E-3D surveillance aircraft (one of the most well-known AWACS aircraft currently in service and with the largest number produced) was grounded due to a technical issue... more
OccurrencesRyanair aircraft made an emergency landing in Frankfurt: three people detained in hospital
Frankfurt, Germany - Pressurisation warning and the captain repeats "Mayday, mayday"
On last Wednesday a Ryanair flight from Bergamo was diverted to Frankfurt, Germany, after the captain indentified a pressurisation warning in the aircraft cabin. The airplane was forced into a fast descent... more
OccurrencesJAL Boeing 777/200ER aircraft seriously damaged in tailstrike
Tokyo, Japan - None of the 296 passengers were injured
A Japan Airlines Boeing 777/200ER which had left Shanghai-Hongqiao International Airport suffered serious damage after it struck a runway at Tokyo-Haneda Airport, destroying part of the rear fuselage.
OccurrencesTwo emergency landings in Pakistan
Islamabad, Pakistan - A ministry airplane and a helicopter landed after technical problems
The Pakistani prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and other federal ministers were involved in an emergency landing due to a technical problem of their special aircraft while flying to the Sindh province... more
OccurrencesElectrical failure at Birmingham airport has been solved
Birmingham, UK - Many passengers walked through passport control without being checked
An electrical failure has shut down the immigration control system at Birmingham airport causing delays for hundreds of passengers.
The UK Border Agency staff had to resort to manual passport checking,... more
OccurrencesPassengers immobilize ranting pilot on a JetBlue flight (VIDEO)
New York, USA - "A medical situation which involves the captain"
Panic on board a JetBlue flight yesterday. The pilot, in the grip of a psychological crisis for unknown reasons, was expelled and sealed out the cockpit by the rest of the crew, which landed the aircraft... more