BREAKING Close-call at SFO: federal investigators reveal Air Canada #AC759 dropped as low as 81 ft

Federal investigators on Monday revealed startling new information about the July 7 close-call at SFO. The Air Canada pilot that mistook a crowded taxiway for his approved runway actually flew over at least one plane on the ground before aborting his landing. National Transportation Safety Board investigators said in an initial report that Air Canada…

BREAKING Two German Eurofighter jets scrambled to escort Korean Air #KE917 to Stuttgart

Korean Air flight #KE917 from Seoul to Zurich was escorted to Stuttgart after loss of communication. Two German Airforce Eurofighter jets were scrambled on Saturday evening at 20:45 LT after Korean Air Boeing 777-300ER declared communication failure. The Boeing 777-300ER (reg. HL8011) safely landed at 22:05 LT. Two loud bangs frightened many people due to the fighter…

EMERGENCY Delta Airbus A320 windshield and radome damaged by hail

Passengers aboard a Haiti-bound Delta airline are stranded after the aircraft had to make an emergency landing. The Airbus A320 from the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia, touched down at Florida’s Daytona Beach International Airport on Monday because the aircraft’s windshield and cone head were struck by hail. A cracked windshield as well as chipped…

BREAKING FAA investigating after Air Canada #AC759 nearly lands on crowded taxiway at San Francisco

An Air Canada plane touching down at San Francisco International Airport almost landed on a taxiway crowded with four other planes, now under federal investigation. On July, 7th, Air Canada flight #AC759 en route from Toronto was cleared to land just before midnight Friday at runway 28R, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. But the pilot…