ALERT Batik Air A320 flight #ID6155 skidded off runway while it was turning for takeoff from Manokwari, Papua, Indonesia

Batik Air aircraft (reg. PK-LAJ) suffered incident at Rendani Airport Manokwari, Papua at 13:00 CET, Tuesday, March 13, 2018. The Airbus A320 from Lion Air Group’s airline slipped off the runway as it took off for Sorong, Papua. According to Head of Public Relations of Papua Police, AKBP Harry Supriyono, the plane slipped while it was doing…

Passengers of Southwest B738 were evacuated via emergency slides after flight #WN3562 diverted to Albuquerque due to smoke in cabin (video)

Passengers on board a Dallas-bound Southwest Airlines flight used emergency slides to evacuate the plane after smoke filled the aircraft’s cabin, prompting an emergency landing in New Mexico. Southwest flight #WN3562 departed Phoenix Sunday night and was headed for Dallas Love Field when passengers reported smoke in the Boeing 737’s cabin. The Albuquerque Fire Department…

Unauthorized protest escalates at Düsseldorf Airport

Unauthorized pro-Kurdish protest escalates at Düsseldorf Airport. Pro Kurdish protesters started an unannounced demonstration against the Turkish government at Düsseldorf Airport (DUS) on Sunday noon. The demonstration was against Turkey’s military offensive in northern Syria. Violence broke out when Turkish counter-protesters joined. A video of the escalation was posted on Twitter: Germany’s police forces used…

ALERT Iran to transfer black box of crashed Aseman airline ATR-72 to France for further investigation

A senior Iranian official announced on Monday that the country will likely transfer the black box of the crashed Aseman airline ATR-72 plane to France for further investigation. “The black box of the ATR plane was found and is under preliminary studies by experts,” Managing-Director of Atiyeh Saba holding company Vali Azarnoush, whose firm is…

ALERT Cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder of crashed Aseman Airlines ATR-72 #EP3704 have been found

Iranian officials announced on Saturday that the flight recorder, also known as the black box from Tehran-Yasuj passenger plane, which crashed on Feb. 18, was found by the searchers. Fourteen days after Tehran-Yasuj flight crashed in the mountains within 14 miles of destination landing port, the cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder, known as…