ALERT Jazeera Airways #J9608 right engine caught fire on landing at Hyderabad Airport

The engine of azeera Airways flight #J9608 from Kuwaitto Hyderabad caught fire after landing at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Shamshabad, Hyderabad late last night. All 145 passengers were evacuated safely. The right side engine caught fire due to technical snag soon after landing and approaching the taxiway. The incident occurred at 1.35 am. The fire gradually came…

ALERT Japan fighter jets intercepted Chinese surveillance plane over East China Sea

On Friday, Japan’s Self-Defense Forces (JASDF) scrambled fighter jets to intercept a Chinese electronic warfare and surveillance aircraft over the Sea of Japan, the South China Morning Post reported. According to a statement issued by the Japanese Defense Ministry, the fighter jets went after a Chinese Y-9 plane which had come from the East China Sea and flew near Socotra Rock, known as Suyan…

ALERT Tokyo Narita Airport shuts runway as Air Canada Dreamliner enters wrong taxiway

Narita International Airport closed one of its two runways Monday after an Air Canada plane entered a wrong taxiway upon its arrival. The Boeing 787 arriving from Montreal-Trudeau International Airport, carrying about 210 passengers and crew members, mistakenly entered the taxiway, which is under construction, and stopped there at around 3:45 p.m., a transport ministry…