Incident

Southwest crew finds written threat, evacuates plane

Southwest Airlines crew finds a written threat and evacuates the Boeing 737 plane upon arrival at Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI)....


Air France Boeing 777 diverts due to hydraulic leak

Air France Boeing 777-200 aircraft diverted back to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) due to a possible hydraulic leak....


Indian authority probes GoAir for taking passengers on cargo-only flight

Indian aviation authority investigates a GoAir flight which allegedly had to be cargo-only but carried 160 passengers instead.  ...


Harsh weather forces two Vistara A320 flights to divert

Two Vistara Airbus A320 were forced to divert to Mumbai and Kolkata due to poor visibility.  ...


Investigation opens into SCAT B737 collision with bird flock

The Aviation Administration of Kazakhstan opened an investigation into SCAT Airlines Boeing 737-500 collision with a flock of birds.  ...


No conclusive answer on 23 people mysterious sickness mid-flight

Back in January 2018, United Airlines U.S.-bound flight N644UA made a U-turn and returned to Amsterdam after 15 passengers onboard had fallen sick, expressing similar symptoms. Two and a half years later, the Dutch Safety Board, tasked to find the root cause, revealed some of the findings, but found no definite answer on what caused the mysterious sickness....


FAA closes Harrison Ford’s case: 78-year-old actor to fly again

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) closed the investigation of an incident, in which actor Harrison Ford was piloting a small jet and wrongly crossed a runway. The American authority decided to let Ford continue flying....


Airbus A380 engine failure caused by lack of scientific knowledge

Air France’s Airbus A380 uncontained engine failure during the flight AF066 in September 2017 resulted from the lack of scientific understanding about the alloy used for the engine parts, the Bureau of Enquiry and Analysis for Civil Aviation Safety (BEA) said in a full report on September 25, 2020....


American Airbus A320 lands with engine fire in San Antonio

An American Airlines Airbus A320 on approach to its destination declared Mayday due to a burning engine before safely landing without further incident in San Antonio, the United States....


Water, smoke and arcing electricity in the cockpit of Safair B737

On December 10, 2019, a crew of Boeing 737-400 belonging to South African low-cost carrier Safair experienced an incident reminiscent of a Hollywood action movie, as sparks started flying and smoke filled the cockpit....