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NEWS Jul 13, 2024 Laptop Fire Onboard American Airlines Flight Forces Passengers To Evacuate Onto Runway An American Airlines flight was evacuated in San Francisco following an onboard fire that filled the cabin with smoke. Here's what we know about the incident so far. Read More →
NEWS Jun 20, 2024 Malaysia Airlines Flight Forced To Return to Hyderabad After Mid-Air Engine Fire On June 20th, a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800 operating flight MH199 suffered a technical problem, causing one of the engines to catch fire mid-air. The flight returned to its origin airport in Hyderabad where all passengers and crew safely deplaned. Read More →
NEWS Mar 14, 2024 Bubble Wrap Cited as United Boeing 737 Engine Fire Cause On Monday, United Airlines Flight 1118 from IAH to RSW had an engine fire. This caused the left engine to catch up in flames and land back in Houston shortly after takeoff. Read More →
NEWS Mar 07, 2024 Engine Burst Into Flames on United Airlines Flight Shortly After Takeoff From Houston On March 4, a United Airlines Boeing 737-900 was forced to make an emergency landing shortly after its takeoff from Houston-Intercontinental (IAH) due to the left engine bursting into flames. A passenger videotaped the incident, showcasing the bright sparks it shot out near the windows. Read More →
NEWS Jan 02, 2024 Japan Airlines A350 Catches Fire on Runway at Tokyo Haneda Airport, Killing Five A Japan Airlines Airbus A350-900 aircraft caught on fire after landing on a runway at Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND) on January 2. The A350 had flames inside that were seen coming out of the plane's windows and below the aircraft. The plane collided with an aircraft from the Japan Coast Guard that was on the runway at the same time. All 379 passengers and crew onboard were safely evacuated, with no deaths or life-threatening injuries reported. Read More →
NEWS Dec 27, 2023 Woman with Loaded Gun Stopped by TSA at Washington-Reagan Airport Washington's Reagan National Airport (DCA) has seen multiple incidents regarding travelers carrying guns through the airport. On Christmas Eve, the latest addition to this frighteningly increasing number involved a woman attempting to bring a loaded handgun through TSA. Read More →
NEWS Aug 21, 2023 Police Scooter Catches Fire Inside Dulles Airport, Prompts Evacuation Parts of the famed Dulles departure terminal were closed Saturday night after a police vehicle caught fire. Fortunately nobody was seriously hurt but the incident remains concerning nonetheless. Read More →
NEWS Aug 10, 2023 Airlines Rush to Increase Rescue Flights as Maui Wildfires Rage On Kahului Airport (OGG) on the Hawaiian island of Maui is one of the busiest airports in the state. The recent wildfires affecting Maui have unleashed chaos, especially at the airport as droves of people rush to flee the island. Read More →
NEWS Jul 26, 2023 SpiceJet Q400 Catches Fire During Routine Maintenance in Delhi A SpiceJet aircraft caught fire at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) in Delhi on July 25 while undergoing engine maintenance. During a ground run at idle power at bay, an aircraft maintenance engineer noticed a fire in one of the engines of the Bombardier Q400 aircraft. This resulted in a fire extinguisher being discharged and firefighters being called to the scene. Read More →
NEWS Jul 12, 2023 United 737 MAX Engine Fire Prompts NTSB Investigation The US NTSB has decided to investigate an engine fire on the Boeing 737 MAX. Although the flight landed safely and none of the passengers or crew have been harmed, it is still unknown how the fire may have happened. Read More →