Wizz Air aircraft Wizz Air 

Wizz Air plane is struck by lightning and must land emergency

The aircraft was flying from Georgia to Greece and had to descend in Bulgaria. Lightning struck a plane belonging to the low-cost Hungarian airline Wizz Air, which was operating a flight between the cities of Kutaisi, Georgia, and Kavala, in Greece. When there was little time to reach the destination, due to the intense electrical storm that hit the area, lightning struck the plane. “Due to lightning on the plane, the flight Wizz Air W66401 Kutaisi-Kavala, when approaching the international airport of Kavala, was redirected to the international airport of Sofia.…

Read More
Flybe 

Flybe aircraft lands without front landing gear

The plane operated flight BE331 from Belfast to Inverness, in the United Kingdom, and had to make an emergency landing. The aircraft of Flybe airline with 52 passengers and 4 crew members on board suffered a problem with the front landing gear shortly after taking off from George Best Belfast City International Airport (BHD) last Friday. The pilot declared the emergency at 11:20 local time and the plane circled for two hours while they tried to solve the problem before landing at the Belfast International Airport (BFS). Finally, the pilots landed…

Read More
A380 Air France engine broken Air France 

An Airbus A380 of Air France loses part of an engine in mid-flight

The aircraft headed from Paris to Los Angeles made an emergency landing in Canada. An airplane Airbus A380-800 registration F-HPJE, belonging to Air France, suffered an explosion in the engine 4, which destroyed the front covering of the same causing damage to the right wing. The Air France Flight AF66 departed from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) and was heading to Los Ángeles International Airport(LAX). Due to the emergency, the plane landed at 13:40 local time at Goose Bay Canadian Forces Base (YYR), located on the East coast of the country. There were no injured by…

Read More
Japan Airlines aircraft Japan Airlines 

Japan Airlines aircraft makes emergency landing at Tokyo Airport

The aircraft took off bound for New York, but due back after a bird strike. A Japan Airlines airplane departed from Tokyo Haneda International Airport (HND) with destination to the city of New York, in the United States. The aircraft departed with 248 people aboard, 233 of whom were passengers, and a few minutes of flight, some of them heard a strange noise. Later the left engine started to catch fire. The plane landed at the same airport safely a few moments later. Authorities are investigating the incident that apparently was…

Read More