Air Europa Boeing 787 returns to Madrid after multiple attempts to land during storm in at Amsterdam Airport

AIR EUROPA BOEING 787 RETURNS TO MADRID AFTER 3 ATTEMPTS TO LAND AT AMSTERDAM AIRPORT DURING STORM CIARA

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS – Hairy moments on Flight UX1093 Sunday, when a Boeing 787-8 from Air Europa tried to land at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, while storm Ciara was raging over the airport the entire day, making it impossible for the pilot to land after multiple attempts. The passenger aircraft returned to Madrid Airport, the airline confirmed on Sunday. Flight UX1093 The Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner with … Continue reading AIR EUROPA BOEING 787 RETURNS TO MADRID AFTER 3 ATTEMPTS TO LAND AT AMSTERDAM AIRPORT DURING STORM CIARA

Icelandair B757 landing gear collapsed during rough landing at Keflavik Airport in Iceland

AN ICELANDAIR BOEING 757’s RIGHT LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED AFTER LANDING IN STORM

KEFLAVIK, ICELAND – During a storm raging at Keflavik Airport in Iceland on Friday, an Icelandair Boeing 757 made a rough landing, which resulted in a collapsed right main landing gear. There were no injuries reported. Icelandair is the flag carrier airline of Iceland, headquartered at Keflavík International Airport. The 19.5 year old Boeing 757-256 with registration TF-FIA departed from Berlin Airport at 12:21 PM … Continue reading AN ICELANDAIR BOEING 757’s RIGHT LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED AFTER LANDING IN STORM

Pegasus Boeing 737 crashed at airport in Istanbul

A PEGASUS BOEING 737 HAS CRASHED AT ISTANBUL SABIHA GÖKCEN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

ISTANBUL, TURKEY – A Boeing 737 from Pegasus Airlines has crashed at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) this afternoon, just moments after the aircraft touched down on the runway. Flight PC2193 then ended next to the runway. Due to the high impact, the passenger aircraft broke into 3 pieces, Turkish media reports. The Boeing 737-86J (registration TC-IZK) from Turkish low-cost carrier Pegasus Airlines departed … Continue reading A PEGASUS BOEING 737 HAS CRASHED AT ISTANBUL SABIHA GÖKCEN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

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NEW QUESTIONS RISE ABOUT HELICOPTER COMPANY IN KOBE BRYANT CRASH WHILE LOS ANGELES PAYS TRIBUTE TO A LEGEND

LOS ANGELES – Although Ara Zobayan – the pilot flying the helicopter that tragically crashed last Sunday – was certified to fly by instrument with low to no visibility, the helicopter charter company Island Express Helicopters was not, sources close to the investigation told NBC News. The helicopter flew while LAPD helicopters were all grounded, due the thick fog in LA on Sunday morning. The … Continue reading NEW QUESTIONS RISE ABOUT HELICOPTER COMPANY IN KOBE BRYANT CRASH WHILE LOS ANGELES PAYS TRIBUTE TO A LEGEND

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BASKETBALL LEGEND KOBE BRYANT DIES IN HELICOPTER CRASH

CALABASAS, CALIFORNIA – NBA Star Kobe Bryant died at the age of 41 when his private helicopter crashed Sunday morning in the Calabasas City area, California. His 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant was also on board the helicopter. She did not survive the crash. Nine people were killed in the crash – the pilot, Kobe Bryant, his daughter and 6 other passengers. Nobody on the ground … Continue reading BASKETBALL LEGEND KOBE BRYANT DIES IN HELICOPTER CRASH

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THE BOEING 777X TAKES FLIGHT FOR THE FIRST TIME

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – After years of designing and testing, and after 2 earlier attempts this week, the Boeing 777X has made it’s first flight Saturday on January 25, 2019. Due to extreme winds at Paine Field the takeoff was canceled on Friday, after the first flight already had to be canceled on Thursday, due to thunder storms. The weather on Saturday still wasn’t great, but … Continue reading THE BOEING 777X TAKES FLIGHT FOR THE FIRST TIME

RFS Boeing-737 sent on more than 600 missions in Australia this bushfire seasonin Australia

RFS B737 AND C-130 AIR TANKERS HAVE BEEN SENT ON MORE THAN 600 MISSIONS IN AUSTRALIA THIS BUSHFIRE SEASON – A FIREFIGHTER’S STORY

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – One of the lasting images of this season’s firefighting effort in Australia unfortunately has been the crash this week of an American C-130 Hercules Air Tanker on Thursday January 23, killing all 3 crew members. These brave men were doing their job – battling the Australian bushfires for the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) in New South Wales. Another large American firefighting … Continue reading RFS B737 AND C-130 AIR TANKERS HAVE BEEN SENT ON MORE THAN 600 MISSIONS IN AUSTRALIA THIS BUSHFIRE SEASON – A FIREFIGHTER’S STORY

C-130 Firefighting Aircraft crashed in Australia killing 3 people

AMERICAN C-130 FIREFIGHTING AIRCRAFT CRASHED IN AUSTRALIA KILLING 3 PEOPLE

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – While Australia was hoping the worst part of the bushfires was over, a new tragedy occured today when a C-130 Hercules firefighting aircraft crashed, while battling the bushfires in New South Wales, killing 3 American crew members onboard. The aircraft was leased from an American company – Coulson Aviation USA. The Lockheed EC-130Q Hercules Air Tanker took off from RAAF Richmond Air … Continue reading AMERICAN C-130 FIREFIGHTING AIRCRAFT CRASHED IN AUSTRALIA KILLING 3 PEOPLE

The best plane spotting location at Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)

BEST PLANE SPOTTING LOCATION AT HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

HONG KONG – This is probably the best plane spotting location at Hong Kong International airport – located on top of a mountain, close to the airport. The view is amazing and even looks kinda surreal. According to YouTuber Worldaviation 4K though, it’s hard to get good shots here, because you need a sunny day without any clouds to make a good video. The conditions … Continue reading BEST PLANE SPOTTING LOCATION AT HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

United Flight 1871 had to return to Newark Airport due to engine fire

UNITED FLIGHT MAKES EMERGENCY LANDING AT NEWARK AIRPORT AFTER ENGINE CAUGHT FIRE

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – A United Airlines Boeing 757 was forced to make an emergency landing at Newark Liberty International Airport on Wednesday, due to an engine problem. The flight landed safely and passengers deplaned normally. There were no injuries. United Flight UA1871 from Newark to Los Angeles returned to Newark on January 15th, due to a mechanical issue. According to FlightAware, the Boeing 757-200 … Continue reading UNITED FLIGHT MAKES EMERGENCY LANDING AT NEWARK AIRPORT AFTER ENGINE CAUGHT FIRE