NEWSDec 02, 2023Hawaiian Airlines Flight Collides with a Tug VehicleOn November 30, 2023, Hawaiian Airlines flight 105, a Boeing 717 (N494HA), collided with a tug vehicle while taxiing at Kahului Airport (OGG) on the island of Maui, Hawaii. The collision occurred at approximately 6:00 AM local time.Read More →
INFORMATIONALNov 19, 2023How This Invention Changed the History of Aircraft InterventionsRecently, the aviation industry has had to deal with a flurry of confounding accidents and long investigations to determine their underlying cause. In some cases, these investigations may seem surprisingly short and oddly specific in their reasoning for a disaster. The black box undoubtedly has made it that way, and in this article we'll take a look at why. Read More →
INFORMATIONALNov 19, 2023The Mysterious Plane Crash of a UN Secretary in CongoThe second secretary general of the United Nations met an untimely end in a plane crash during the Congo Crisis in 1961. The circumstances behind this plane crash still remain a mystery. New information that has surfaced in recent years paints a different narrative about the plane crash than that of official authorities regarding the incident. Read More →
INFORMATIONALNov 17, 2023The World's Five Worst Mid-air CollisionsMid-air collisions are exceptionally rare but present some of the most horrifying crashes in history. There is almost no possibility for survival, given the high rate of speed and altitude these crashes typically occur. This article recaps the five worst mid-air collisions based on fatalities.Read More →
NEWSOct 24, 2023Smartavia Boeing 737 Skids Off Runway in RussiaA Smartavia Boeing 737 overran the runway in Perm, Russia, on October 24. That morning, the flight, operated by a Boeing 737-800 as flight 5N583, was en route from Saint Petersburg to Perm, a busy domestic flight in Russia. The aircraft had 180 passengers onboard, in addition to six crewmembers. No injuries were reported.Read More →
NEWSOct 23, 2023Off-Duty Pilot Attempts to Crash Alaska Airlines PlaneAn Alaska Airlines flight was forced to divert early Sunday night after an off-duty pilot attempted to crash the plane. The off-duty pilot responsible for the incident is facing 83 counts of attempted murder. The incident highlights the importance of mental health in aviation. Read More →
NEWSOct 22, 2023Alaska Airlines and SkyWest Aircraft Almost Collide Near Portland AirportAn Alaska Airlines aircraft nearly collided with a SkyWest aircraft near Portland International Airport (PDX) on October 16. Alaska Airlines flight AS 1299 departed from John Wayne Airport (SNA) at 2:01 p.m. local time and was scheduled to land in Portland later that afternoon. However, poor weather conditions forced the aircraft to abort its attempted landing on an airport runway. This scenario is a go-around when a landing is aborted on the final approach due to unsafe conditions.Read More →
NEWSOct 18, 2023Manchester Airport Closes Following Emirates Bomb ThreatManchester Airport, the third-busiest in the United Kingdom, was temporarily closed following a bomb threat made to an arriving Emirates flight. This marks the second threat-related incident to a UK-bound flight within the last week.
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NEWSOct 17, 2023EasyJet Cancels Flight After Passenger Bathroom IncidenteasyJet canceled one of its flights after a passenger defecated on the bathroom floor. The flight was scheduled from Tenerife South Airport (TFS) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) on October 15. This incident added to the several hours of delays that the flight has faced.Read More →
NEWSOct 13, 2023Kenya Airways 787 Intercepted by RAF JetsA Kenya Airways Boeing 787-8 destined for landing at London's Heathrow Airport was instead forced to land at Stansted Airport amid a "potential security threat" onboard.
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