Scandinavian Airlines flight was evacuated just before departure this afternoon due to bomb threat. Due to a bomb threat, passengers of Scandinavian Airlines flight bound for Stockholm had to evacuate the plane. The aircraft was searched during one hour before passengers were allowed to board the flight.
Yesterday at around 2330 local time, a ground power unit (GPU) caught fire at Jakarta Airport (CGK) near terminal 3. The unit was placed close to Garuda Indonesia Airbus A330-343 (reg. PK-GPR) flight #GA421 from Denpasar (DPS). According to Airport Authorities, it took 12 minutes from the initial report to extinguish the fire.
Transavia flight #HV9513 from Munich to Berlin suffered a bird strike. The Boeing 737-700 (reg. PH-XRX) from Munich was turning left at 3000ft on final approach to runway 25 at Berlin Schönefeld airport when it hit a flock of bird. The Transavia aircraft safely landed at 0800 local time.
A woman suffered burns to her face and hands after her headphones caught fire during a flight to Australia, officials said Wednesday as they warned about the dangers of battery-operated devices on planes. The passenger was listening to music on her own battery-operated headphones as she dozed on the flight from Beijing to Melbourne on…