ALERT Nosegear of Aero Union Airbus A300 freighter collapsed at the maintenance ramp at Mexico City Airport

The nosegear of Aero Union Airbus A300 freighter (reg. XA-MRC) collapsed at the maintenance ramp at Mexico City Airport (MMMX). The last flight that made this Airbus A300 was last Thursday, December 6, 2018 between the International Airport of Miami and Mexico City.  The left engine was removed. Due to this significant impact, the aircraft must remain…

INCIDENT An IndiGo A320neo made a emergency landing after smoke filled the cabin – passengers were evacuated via emergency slides

An IndiGo flight going from Jaipur to Kolkata made an emergency landing after smoke was detected in the cabin today IndiGo flight #6E237 made a safe emergency landing in Kolkata on Monday night after the Airbus A320neo (reg. VT-ITR) was filled with smoke. After landing, the 136 passengers were evacuated using emergency slides.    

INCIDENT Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 skidded off the runway at Hollywood Burbank and was stopped by the airport’s Engineered Material Arresting System

A Southwest Airlines flight arriving at Burbank Airport from Oakland skidded off the runway after landing Thursday morning. The Boeing 737-700 (reg. N752SW) was stopped by the airport’s Engineered Material Arresting System, which is designed to stop an aircraft that goes off the end of a runway. The flight had 117 passengers on board, many…

INCIDENT Adria Airways CRJ-900 flight #JP124 with President of Slovenia onboard returned to Ljubljana due to smoke indication

Adria Airways flight #JP124 to Frankfurt took off at 17:50 (local time) on Sunday from Ljubljana airport in Slovenia. Shortly after take-off, pilots received an indication of smoke in the cabin and decided to return to the departure airport. Passengers departed to Frankfurt with another aircraft after two hours. One of the passengers onboard this flight…

ALERT Both nose wheels of recently delivered VietJet A321neo separated from the landing gear during hard landing

VietJet aircraft performing flight #VJ356 from Ho Chi Minh City to Buon Ma Thuot sustained substantial damage following a hard landing. The both wheels of the nose gear separated from the aircraft after a hard landing. The brand new Airbus A321neo (reg. VN-A653) was delivered 15 days earlier. After landing, passengers were evacuated via emergency slides after. Six…

BREAKING Angela Merkel’s plane to Buenos Aires for G20 Summit diverted to Cologne following a technical issue

German Air Force aircraft carrying German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Buenos Aires for G20 Summit diverted to Cologne due to a technical issue.   The Airbus A340-300 (reg. 16+01) squawked 7600 (loss of a communication) and had to divert to Cologne/Bonn Airport. The German Chancellor Angela Merkel had to travel to Madrid to board commercial flight…

Piper PA-31 Navajo flies 46 km past its destination after the pilot falls asleep in the cockpit

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau have said they are investigating a case of ‘pilot incapacitation’ following the November 8 flight from Devonport in Tasmania to neighbouring King Island. The Piper PA-31 Navajo (reg.VH-TWU) landed safely at King Island Airport near the town of Currie despite overshooting its target by 46km. In a statement, the ATSB…