INCIDENT United #UA99 Boeing 787-9 from Melbourne to LAX diverted to Noumea after oxygen masks automatically dropped due to smoke in cockpit

A United Airlines Boeing 787-9 diverted to the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia on Monday (March 25) after reports of smoke coming from the cockpit, a local official told AFP. The United States aircraft flying 256 passengers from Melbourne, Australia, to Los Angeles, touched down safely at La Tontouta airport in New Caledonia’s capital…

ALERT Cockpit voice recorder reveals pilots of doomed Lion Air Boeing 737MAX struggled to understand why the jet was pushing the nose down – sources

The pilots of a doomed Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX scoured a handbook as they struggled to understand why the jet was lurching downwards, but ran out of time before it hit the water, three people with knowledge of the cockpit voice recorder contents said. It is the first time the voice recorder contents from…

INCIDENT Iran Air’s Fokker 100 made an emergency landing with main gears not extended in Mehrabad, Tehran

An airliner caught fire on landing at Tehran’s Mehrabad airport on Tuesday but all 100 passengers were evacuated without injury, the head of Iran’s emergency department said on state television. The fire broke out after the aircraft’s landing gear did not open properly, and was later brought under control, emergency department head Pir-Hossein Kolivand said.…