A Frontier Airlines Airbus A321-200 aircraft nearly took off from Nashville International Airport with an ice-covered wing during last month’s snow/ice storm. The aircraft had gone through de-icing, but a flight attendant indicated they needed to return to the gate due to their left wing not being de-iced.
Boeing has recommended grounding all 128 of its 777-model aircraft which have the same type of engine that suffered failure and shed debris over Denver. Airlines using planes with the same engine type should suspend operations until full inspections could be carried out. “While an investigation is ongoing, we recommended suspending operations of the 69 […]
A Boeing 737 carrying 62 people is believed to have crashed into the sea shortly after take off from Jakarta. Flight SJ182 disappeared from radars four minutes into its journey to Pontianak in West Kalimantan province. It is thought to have dropped more than 3,000 meters of altitude in less than a minute.
The TransAsia ATR 72-600 plane with 58 people on board was on a domestic flight when it hit a road bridge in the capital Taipei. The moment of impact was captured on a passing driver’s dashcam, and shows the aircraft’s wing clipping a taxi before it disappears out of view. According to reports, it lost […]
A McDonnell Douglas MD-83, chartered by Air Algerie from Spanish company Swiftair, appears to have crashed in Mali with 110 passengers and six crew members on board. AH5017 was operating from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers when contact was lost.
A Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, crashed Thursday in eastern Ukraine. Malaysia Airlines confirmed that it lost contact with Flight 17 and that the plane’s last known position was over Ukrainian airspace, the airline said on Twitter.
A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 has reportedly crashed into the sea off Vietnam with 239 people on board, reports Vietnamese state media citing a Navy official. State media there says the aircraft came down near Vietnam’s Tho Chu Island. Malaysian authorities have not yet confirmed the crash and say no wreckage has been found. A search […]