MEA A330 COLLIDES WITH TURKISH AIRLINES B777 AT LAGOS

A Middle East Airlines (MEA) Airbus A330-200 has damaged a Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300ER, following a ground strike. The incident occurred in Lagos, Nigeria on 29th July. Ground staff, who were on duty at the time, said that the incident occurred whilst the MEA A330-200, registered OD-MEA, was being pushed back from the gate. It remains unknown exactly how it unfolded, but early reports suggest that ground staff turned the A330 too early; thus resulting in the collision with the Turkish B777-300/ER (registered TC-LJC). A Middle East Airlines (MEA) Airbus A330-200 has damaged a Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300ER, following a…

Airbus A320 losing both engines with 107 people aboard crashes into the residential area.

Pakistan International Airlines flight 8303, an Airbus A320, crashed on approach to Karachi-Jinnah International Airport (KHI), Pakistan. Local media report there were 99 passengers on board and 8 crew members. The aircraft came down near a residential area named Model Colony.The weather has no limitation in approaching and landing.OPKC 220925Z 24011KT 7000 NSC 35/24 Q1004 NOSIGPIC reported “Lost both engines just before the crach… Mayday Mayday 8303…” Last audio from PIA flight 8303 that crashed today provides first clues on the tragic accident.. The Airbus had been flying from Lahore…

Southwest Airlines jetliner hits and kills person as it lands at Austin airport

A Southwest Airlines jetliner hit and killed someone as it landed at Austin’s main airport Thursday night, authorities said. The Federal Aviation Administration said the pilot of Flight 1392 reported seeing a person on the runway shortly after the Boeing 737 touched down at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport at 8:12 p.m. local time. The carrier said the pilot maneuvered to try to avoid the person, whose identify wasn’t immediately released. The driver of an airport operations vehicle subsequently reported finding the person on the runway. Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services said…

A Turkish Airlines Boeing 737 Crash Lands In Odessa

 Turkish Airlines Boeing 737 passenger jet with TC-JGZ tail number, flying from Istanbul, Turkey to Odessa, Ukraine, rolled off the runway following its landing in Odessa International Airport. The incident happened tonight, resulting in what appears to be a collapse of the plane’s nose gear. All 134 passengers and flight crew onboard the aircraft evacuated the plane without any injuries. According to unofficial sources, after a missed approach the aircraft circled over Odessa and skidded off the runway during second attempt. There are no reports of injuries following the evacuation of…

URAL AIRLINES A321 BIRD STRIKES INTO BOTH ENGINES ON DEPARTURE

All on board survive Ural Airlines Airbus A321, which carried out an emergency landing in a field, after a severe bird-strike into both engines on departure from Moscow Zhukovsky. According to Avherald, An Ural Airlines Airbus A321-100, registration VQ-BOZ performing flight U6-178 from Moscow Zhukovsky (Russia) to Simferopol (Crimean Peninsula) with 226 passengers and 7 crew, was in the initial climb through 750 feet out of Zkukovsky’s runway 12 at about 06:15L (03:15Z) when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds and ingested birds into both engines (CFM56). Both engines failed,…

Norway’s first electric plane crash-lands on lake

Norway’s first battery-powered aircraft crash-landed on a lake on Wednesday, in a setback for the country’s aviation strategy, although police said the pilot and passenger both escaped unhurt. The plane’s owner, airport operator Avinor, told Reuters last year it hoped to see commercial passenger flights on electric planes by 2025. The two-seater plane was piloted by Avinor Chief Executive Dag Falk-Petersen, who had invited a string of high-profile passengers to showcase the opportunities of electrification. Photographs published by Norwegian media showed the Alpha Electro G2 plane, produced by Slovenia’s Pipistrel,…

Damaged tail of Norwegian Air Dreamliner after it hit a FENCE at Gatwick Airport

A Norweigan Air plane crashed into a fence while being moved from its departure gate at London Gatwick Airport today. Passengers said ground crews manoeuvring the 300-seater Boeing 787 Dreamliner around the Sussex airport pushed it so far back it hit a perimeter fence. As it was being pushed back ahead of flight DI7017 at 9.50am, it collided with the fence, damaging a cone which contains the auxiliary power unit at its rear. The Norwegian plane was pushed into the noise mitigation barrier and passengers took to social media to…