Finnair #AY865 diverted to Turku earlier due to smoke in cabin, passengers evacuated via emergency slides

Finnair flight #AY86 from Helsinki to Gothenburg diverted to Turku due to smoke in cabin. The Embraer ERJ-190 (reg. OH-LKE) was climbing to 30,000 ft when passengers reported smell of smoke in the cabin. Pilots decided to divert immediately and turned right to Turku Airport, Finland for a safe landing runway 26. Passengers were evacuated via slides. The…

A Turkish Airlines flight made an emergency landing because of a Wi-Fi Network named ‘Bomb on Board’

A Turkish Airlines flight made an emergency diversion on Thursday when flight crew detected a mobile Wi-Fi network named “Bomb on Board.” The flight from Nairobi to Istanbul diverted to Khartoum, Sudan, when flight staff noticed the suspiciously named Wi-Fi network. After the emergency landing, all 100 passengers had to leave the aircraft for inspection.…

United Airlines #UA961 experienced a maingear tire burst on landing at Newark Airport

Passengers were stranded on the tarmac of Newark Airport for hours Sunday after some of their plane’s tires blew out while landing, officials said. United Airlines Flight #UA961 was landing in Newark around 1:30 p.m. from Frankfurt, Germany when the Boeing 777-222 “experienced tire issues,” a spokesperson for the airline said. Runway 22L was temporaly…

ALERT Antonov An-24 skidded off runway on take-off in blizzard conditions (-14°C) at Evensk, Russia

According to Russian authorities, while preparing for take-off, the Antonov An-24 skidded off runway. The incident took place on November 27, at Evensk in the Magadan Region, around 13:57 local time. On board, the 47 passengers were not injured and the aircraft also was not damaged. According to preliminary information, the reason for the incident…