Lufthansa A380 D-AIMF Lufthansa 

Airbus A380 of Lufthansa returns to Frankfurt due to loss of engine oil

The plane was flying from the German city to Houston yesterday and suffered a leak in one of its engines. An Airbus A380-800 aircraft and registration D-AIMF belonging to Lufthansa, was operating the LH-440 flight between Frankfurt International Airport (FRA), in Germany, and Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH), in the United States, on December 1. When the aircraft was flying over the Atlantic Ocean about 550 nautical miles (1,020 kilometers) west of Shannon, Ireland, the pilots noticed an oil leak in engine number two, which is why they decided to return…

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Flydubai plane cancels takeoff in Ukraine due to engine problems

The aircraft made two takeoff attempts at Kyiv Airport. A Boeing 737-800 aircraft and registration A6-FDQ belonging to flydubai suffered engine problems when taking off at Kyiv Igor Sikorsky International Airport (IEV), also known as Zhuliany Airport. The aircraft was making the flight FZ-744 that links the capital of Ukraine with the Dubai International Airport (DXB) on November 22. The plane was accelerating on runway number 26 when the pilots decided to abort the takeoff at low speed. Then they returned the waiting point. After a few minutes, the crew made a…

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United Airlines flight landed with engine on fire

An aircraft of United Airlines landed in Denver with the left engine on fire, on Sunday. The Bombardier jet was making the route Aspen-Denver, in Colorado, when at the landing moment the left engine began to burn for reasons that are still unaware. The passengers of the SkyWest Airlines flight 5869 safely deplaned the aircraft and were transported to the terminal, no one was injured. Denver International Airport said “All runways are now open as investigation into SkyWest fire continues. Other airport operations remain unaffected”. SkyWest Airlines, a regional carrier, is feeder airline…

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Qantas flight forced to land in Sydney

A flight of Qantas from Australia to United States makes landing in Sydney after dumping fuel at sea. The flight QF93, operated with an Airbus A380, was on the route from Melbourne to Los Angeles when emergency light came on in the cockpit about one hour after take off. The crew was noticed the loss of engine oil, which did not force the shut down of the engine but the captain set it to idle and made the decision to return to land to have the fault inspected. For that reason, the flight…

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