BREAKING Four killed in Mid-Air collision over southern Germany, involving rescue helicopter and small propeller aircraft

A small propeller aircraft has collided with a rescue helicopter near Philippsburg, Germany at around 1 PM local time. The small sport aircraft was flying from Basel to Speyer when it collided with a rescue helicopter, operated by DRF Luftrettung, Germany’s civil air rescue service, which was currently on a test flight. Karlsruhe police has confirmed…

KLM #KL685 to Mexico City suffered a birdstrike with engine #4 after takeoff from Amsterdam

KLM Boeing 747-400 (reg. PH-BFI) to Mexico City suffered a possible birdstrike on departure from Amsterdam and declaring issue with engine #4. Please reload the page for updates… UPDATE 15:50 KLM #KL685 Safely landed runway 27 at Amsterdam. Passengers will change to a spare aircraft. UPDATE 15:35 KLM #KL685 doesn’t require any additional assistance on arrival, fuel dumping…

BREAKING British Airways pilot of #BA2063 hauled off plane by armed police before takeoff ‘after colleagues smelt alcohol on him’

A British Airways pilot was removed from a plane just moments before take-off after colleagues reportedly feared he was drunk. According to The Sun, armed police were called as airline crew thought they could smell alcohol on him, it is claimed. British Airways Flight #BA2063, heading for Mauritius, was scheduled to leave Gatwick Airport at…

China Southern #CZ306 to Gaungzhou was forced to make an emergency landing at Auckland due to hydraulic problems

Just 30 minutes after the flight had left Auckland International Airport, the Boeing 777 (reg. B-2007) turned around and made a “full emergency landing,” according to an Auckland Airport spokesperson. China Southern flight CZ306 departed from Auckland International Airport at 11pm last night and had been scheduled to arrive in Guangzhou, China at 5.20am this…