Category Archives: Latest Aviation News

Southwest B737 overran runway on landing, December 6th

Incident: Southwest B737 at Burbank on Dec 6th 2018, overran runway on landing A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N752SW performing flight WN-278 from Oakland,CA to Burbank,CA (USA) with 112 passengers and 5 crew, landed on Burbank’s runway 08 (length 5800 feet/1765 meters) at 09:02L (17:02Z) but overran the end of the runway and came […]

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Incident: Van L410 at Dubrovnik on Nov 29th 2018, touched down before displaced threshold

Incident: Van L410 at Dubrovnik on Nov 29th 2018, touched down before displaced threshold A Van Air Europe Let L-410 operating on behalf of Trade Air, registration OK-LAZ performing flight C3-821 from Split to Dubrovnik (Croatia) with 7 passengers and 3 crew, landed on Dubrovnik’s runway 12 at about 12:45L (11:45Z) but touched down before […]

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Another reason for the correct use of checklists

Engine Failure Caused Texas Jet Crash DEL RIO, Texas (AP) – A fatal plane crash involving a flight instructor last year in Texas was caused by a total hydraulic failure of the jet’s engine, the U.S. Air Force said. Investigative documents were released Wednesday about the November crash that killed Capt. Paul J. Barbour, The […]

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Qantas A380 nosedives after wake turbulence

Qantas A380 nosedives after wake turbulence. A Qantas A380 operating from Los Angeles (LAX) to Melbourne was sent into a nosedive for 10 seconds over the Pacific Ocean, on June 10, 2018. The incident was attributed to a “wake turbulence” induced by another Qantas A380 that left Los Angeles minutes earlier. The two A380s took […]

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American A319 near El Paso, June 3rd 2018, severe hail strike

American A319 near El Paso, Jun 3rd 2018, severe hail strike. An American Airlines Airbus A319-100, registration N806AW performing flight AA-1897 from San Antonio,TX to Phoenix,AZ (USA) with 130 passengers and 5 crew, was enroute at FL340 about 115nm northeast of El Paso,TX (USA) when the aircraft encountered turbulence and a severe hail strike at […]

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Engine Explosion in Flight – Decompression, and Passenger Injured

Southwest Airlines flight 1380 from New York LaGuardia (LGA) to Dallas Love field (DAL) made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) as the airline’s Boeing 737-700 suffered damage mid-flight. At least one passenger was injured, according to early reports. It appears that the accident occurred as debris from the broken engine shattered a window of the aircraft, […]

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Ilyushin I176 crashes in Algeria, more than 100 personnel feared lost

A Ilyushin Il76 transport plane belonging to Algerian air force has crashed on April 11, 2018 at Boufarik military airport (ICAO: DAAK), near Algiers, capital of Algeria (North Africa).  The plane was heading to Bechar and crashed soon after taking off according to local sources. It was transporting more than 100 military personnel. First report of Civil Protection says […]

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Ryanair To Acquire 75% of LaudaMotion Subject To EU Competition Approval

Ryanair to acquire 75% of LaudaMotion subject to EU competition approval Ryanair Holdings Plc today (20 Mar) announced that it has entered into a binding agreement with Mr Niki Lauda to support his plan to develop and grow LaudaMotion GmbH, an Austrian Airline based in Vienna. LaudaMotion is an Austrian AOC holder owned by Niki […]

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Thermal runaway in passenger luggage in China

Thermal runaway in passenger luggage in China A China Southern Airlines Boeing 777-300, registration B-2009 performing flight CZ-3539 from Guangzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao (China), was boarding for departure. A passenger had placed his luggage containing a power bank and other equipment in the overhead locker, when the power bank suffered a thermal runway and a […]

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Iran Aseman Airlines ATR72 crashed February 18th

Iran Aseman Airlines ATR72 passenger plane crashed in Zagros Mountains in Iran on February 18, 2018. All 66 people onboard the flight EP3704 are presumed to be dead.    The plane departed Tehran Mehrabad International Airports at 8:00 AM en route to Yasuj, southwest of Iran. Approximately 50 minutes into the flight, the plane disappeared […]

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