BREAKING Ongoing police operation at of Amsterdam Schiphol Airport following ‘incident’ on plane

  Police is investigating “serious sitution” aboard a plane at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. Please reload the page for updates… UPDATE The hijacking alert (squawk 7500) was triggered “by mistake” – Air Europa confirms. UPDATE Search on board the plane continues. UPDATE Passengers and crew members have been safely taken off the plane. UPDATE The incident is…

ALERT Kenya Airways #KQ761 returned to Johannesburg right after takeoff following report of missing maintenance engineer

A Kenya Airways Dreamliner was yesterday forced to turn back to Johannesburg right after takeoff. Yesterday, AIRLIVE tweeted at 11.09UTC: “Kenya Airways #KQ761 to Nairobi just returned to Johannesburg after takeoff”. The Boeing 787-8 (reg. 5Y-KZC) was heading to to Nairobi, Kenya when it turned around to land on runway 03R about 30 mins after…

INCIDENT Lufthansa Embraer 190 forced to return to Frankfurt after hydraulics issue

Lufthansa flight LH1474 from Frankfurt to Chisinau, Moldovia returns to Frankfurt. A Lufthansa Embraer ERJ190 (registration D-AECB) returned to Frankfurt shortly after reaching cruise. The aircraft had a hydraulic problem and the crew returned to Frankfurt. The aircraft landed on runway 25R shortly after 11:05 AM. The aircraft remained out of service until the following…

INCIDENT Nose gear of British Airways A320 has been damaged by an automated pusback tug at London Heathrow

A British Airways A320 was damaged at London Heathrow on Saturday. An automated pusback tug has damaged a British Airways A320 (reg. G-EUYW) at London Heathrow on Saturday evening. Flight #BA972 from London Heathrow to Hamburg was cancelled as the automated tug damaged the nose gear of the aircraft during pushback. This incident looks to…

INCIDENT Air France A380 turned around before crossing Atlantic due to a plugged-in battery of electric scooter in cargo hold

Air France flight #AF688 to Atlanta returned to Paris once pilots were informed of a plugged-in battery of electric scooter in cargo hold. The Airbus A380 (reg. F-HPJH) to Atlanta returned to Paris yesterday. Pilots refused to cross the Atlantic after being informed of a plugged-in battery of electric scooter in cargo hold. A passenger…