EMERGENCY Newark Airport was shut down after United #UA2098 was evacuated on runway

Newark Liberty International Airport was shut down for about an hour Saturday morning due to an airport emergency. The Airport’s official Twitter account said shortly before 9 a.m. that “due to an airport emergency there are currently no arrivals nor departures from Newark Airport.” United Airlines’ official account subsequently informed customers that the Federal Aviation…

BREAKING Two crew members reported dead after Angara Airlines Antonov An-24 has crash landed into building in Eastern Siberia

At least two people have died and over half a dozen are injured in Eastern Siberia following a crash landing of an Antonov An-24 twin turboprop airplane operated by Angara airlines. The aircraft (reg. RA-47366) was 42 years old. The tragedy in Nizhneangarsk occurred after the plane skidded off the runway while attempting to make…

EMERGENCY Air Peace Boeing 737-500 skidded off runway at Port Harcourt Airport, Nigeria upon landing during heavy rain (video)

The flight P47291 departed Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (ABV) and arrived in Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA) around 1 hour late. An Air Peace Boeing 737-500 (reg. 5N-BRN) on Saturday afternoon skidded off the Port Harcourt International Airport runway upon landing. The flight #P47291 was reported to have taken off from Abuja and arrived…

INCIDENT Severe turbulence throws flight attendant into ceiling on Boeing 737-300 to Switzerland (video)

Passengers on a Bulgarian airline were torn from their seats by violent in-flight turbulence and sent crashing into the cabin ceiling – and one another – leaving ten with injuries. The Boeing 737-300, headed for Basel, Switzerland from Kosovo’s Pristina, encountered severe turbulence about 30 minutes into its journey, causing a rapid drop in altitude…