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14 Dead, Including Pilot as Dubai-Calicut Air India Plane Overshoots Runway, Breaks...

August 7, 2020 @ 05:48 PM

An Air India Express Boeing 737 from Dubai overshot the runway, crashed through a wall, plunged 30 feet down and split in two while landing at Kozhikode (Calicut) Airport in Indias Kerala state at 1940 hours IST on Friday. Till reports last came in 14 people were killed including one of...

Ethiopian Airlines 777F Catches Fire at Shanghai Airport

July 22, 2020 @ 09:43 AM

A Boeing 777F plane operated by Ethiopian Airlines caught fire at Shanghai Pudong International Airport on Wednesday. The massive fire appears to have originated from the main cargo deck

Nepal Airlines to Ground Chinese-made Y12, MA60 Aircraft from July 16

July 15, 2020 @ 08:44 AM

Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has decided to ground two types of Chinese made aircraft, the 17-seater Y12e and the 56-seater MA6 from July 16 suspecting engine underperformance. Shortage of trained pilots to fly the Chinese aircraft is being cited as another reason for the grounding

Human Error, Misaligned Radar Led to Iranian Downing of Ukrainian Airliner

July 13, 2020 @ 01:23 PM

Iranian investigators have found that the Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) airplane was accidentally shot down in January owing to human errors and a misaligned missile radar. The UIA flight 752 hit the ground shortly after taking off from Tehrans Imam Khomeini International Airport, killing all 176 people onboard

Three Computers of China Airlines Airbus A330 Fail, Pilots Land plane Manually

July 6, 2020 @ 02:55 PM

Pilots of China Airlines (CAL) Airbus A330-300 managed to land the airplane safely in Taipei even after three of its computer systems lost power simultaneously and failed. On June 14, the airplane was landing during rainy weather at the end of a flight from Shanghais Pudong when the thrust reverser, automatic...

Vietnam Suspends 27 Pakistani Pilots Working in its Airlines

June 29, 2020 @ 05:00 AM

Vietnam has suspended 27 Pakistani pilots working at local airlines after 262 of 860 civilian commercial pilots in Pakistan were found to have fake licenses. “All of the pilots are of Pakistani nationality and licensed in the country

Did ‘Software Issues’ Cause Faulty Readings in Crashed PIA Airbus A320?

June 26, 2020 @ 02:12 PM

While preliminary findings of the Pakistan government probe into the crash of PIA flight PK-8303 on May 22 in Karachi blame the pilot and an Air traffic Controller, a media report flags ‘software issues in the Airbus A320 aircraft that may have led to faulty readings. A report in

Pilot, ATC Responsible for PIA Airbus Crash: Pak Inquiry

June 23, 2020 @ 10:56 AM

Pakistani preliminary investigations have attributed the cause behind PIA Airbus A320 crash on May 22 to blunders committed by both pilot and air traffic controller (ATC). The PK-8303 airplane operated by Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) crashed in Model Colony, a congested residential area around 5km from Karachi Airport last month, killing 97 people onboard

Pakistan Airlines Airbus A320 with 100 Onboard Crashes

May 22, 2020 @ 11:16 AM

An Airbus A320 airplane operated by Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) carrying around 100 people crashed in a congested residential area near Karachi Airport on Friday afternoon. The Lahore-Karachi PK 803 flight allegedly crashed a minute away from the airport

Boeing 787 Collides with Airbus A350 at Doha Airport: Qatar Airways

May 2, 2020 @ 12:18 PM

A Boeing 787-800 airplane operated by Qatar Airways collided with an Airbus A350-900 after strong winds dislodged the aircraft from chocks that secures its wheels. "During extreme weather conditions, with storms and high winds of 70 knots, a parked Qatar Airways 787-800 briefly shifted from its chocks and made contact with a QR A350-900 on Thursday 30 April," Qatar Airways posted on its Twitter account

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