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Heathrow disruption caused by stuck plane

Takeoffs and landings were temporarily disrupted at London Heathrow on the morning of February 19, 2020. An aircraft had to be towed away from a taxiway, forcing the airport to close one of its two runways for several “minutes”. The disruption, while short-lived, was pointed out to be the reason for United Airlines’ squawk 7700 emergency.   ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Why all-Boeing Icelandair adding Airbus aircraft makes sense

While the Boeing 737 MAX groundings had a very heavy impact on the relatively small Icelandair, it has another problem: it has an aging fleet. And introducing Airbus aircraft into its all-Boeing fleet would make a lot of sense....


AeroTime Team
Air Canada Boeing 767 returns to Madrid amid engine scare

Air Canada Flight AC837 was scheduled to depart from Madrid (Spain) for Toronto (Canada) on February 3, 2020. But during the take-off, the Boeing 767 aircraft encountered technical problems. This was the beginning of an eerie four-hour Madrid-Madrid flight for the 128 passengers and eight crew on board.  ...


AeroTime Team
ANA All Nippon Airways suffers flaming engine problem

ANA All Nippon Airways flight en route from Fukuoka to Tokyo had to turn around and land at its departing airport after one of Boeing 767 engines caught fire during the climb....


Ruta Burbaite
Delta’s Boeing 767 evacuation slide drops from sky, lands in yard

A Delta Air Lines flight from Paris experienced an unusual incident on December 1, 2019, when it lost an aircraft part on approach to Boston. The incident was perhaps more unusual for those who found the plane’s massive evacuation slide dropped in the front yard. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is now reportedly investigating how the aircraft part could have fallen off Delta’s Boeing 767 mid-flight, landing in a residen...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Schrödinger's Plane: Boeing NMA or re-engined Boeing 767?

Rumors have emerged that Boeing is looking into putting a new engine on the 767. The study, called the 767-X, mostly focuses on freighter aircraft. Yet touches upon the possibility of the 767 replacing the NMA:...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767 catches fire; lands safely in Dakar

An Ethiopian Airlines 767-300ER was forced to declare emergency in Senegal, after its engines caught fire on departure from Dakar:...


Clement Charpentreau
Azur Air hard landing mistaken for exercise in Russia; 56 injured

An Azur Air Boeing 767 was evacuated after one of its main landing gear caught fire upon arrival in Barnaul Airport, West Siberia. At least 56 people were injured, one of them was transported to a hospital....


AeroTime Team
Atlas Air F crash: 2nd body recovered, black boxes still missing

Missing flight records are crucial now to answer the question of what made Atlas Air Boeing 767-300 freighter to go into a steep nosedive so quickly....


Ruta Burbaite
Southwest to investigate jet groundings amid tense labor dispute

Southwest Airlines announced it will launch an investigation into the cause of an “operational emergency” declared by the carrier last Friday, February 15, 2019, after a significant number of aircraft were taken out of service due to mechanical issues. At the heart of the matter lies Southwest’s tense negotiations with a union, which, the carrier claims, “has a history of work disruptions”....