INCIDENT Air Canada #AC26 Dreamliner forced to make an emergency landing at Tokyo Narita due to cracked windshield

Air Canada flight from Shanghai to Vancouver was diverted to Tokyo’s Narita International Airport after a crack developed in one of the pilot’s windows. The airline says the windows are double-paned and the diversion was essentially a precautionary measure. The plane was a Boeing 787 Dreamliner carrying 287 passengers. Air Canada says the passengers are…

Emirates A380 collapsed onto its nose during routine maintenance check

An Emirates A380-800 suffered structural damage during routine maintenance check. The incident occurred on 22 August at an Emirates maintenance hangar at Dubai International Airport. According to FATIII Aviation, an engineer retracted the aircraft’s landing gear without the required pin inserted when the aircraft was not on a support stanchion. The incident has left the…