Monthly Archives: November 2015

ATSB Report – Qantas Tail Strike

ATSB Report – Qantas Tail Strike. On 1 August 2014 a Qantas Airways Ltd. (Qantas) Boeing 737-838 aircraft (registered VH-VZR and operated as QF842) commenced take-off from Sydney Airport, New South Wales. The flight was a scheduled passenger service from Sydney to Darwin, Northern Territory. While the aircraft was climbing to cruise level, a cabin […]

Strasbourg Rail Crash

Strasbourg Rail Crash. Locomotive on new Paris-Strasbourg high-speed line left partly submerged in canal near German border after derailment At least ten people have been killed and several more injured after a train derailed and caught fire near Strasbourg, according to reports. Another 32 people were injured, 12 of them seriously. French environment minister Ségolène Royal […]

Pakistani jet comes off runway after hard landing.

Pakistani jet comes off runway after hard landing.    112 passengers on board were reported to be safe, ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (CNN) – Passengers on board a Pakistani commercial jet were evacuated after the plane made a hard landing and came off the runway in the city of Lahore. Shaheen Air Flight 142 was arriving from the […]