Air Astana Portugal Air Astana Portugal 

Air Astana plane makes emergency landing in Portugal

The aircraft was on a test flight when it suffered control problems. An Embraer E190 plane and registration P4-KCJ, belonging to Air Astana, suffered a serious problem in its control system while making a test flight over the skies of Portugal last Saturday. In the middle of a storm of wind and water, the aircraft was left without landing controls and the pilots declared the emergency at 2:00 pm local time. Two F-16 aircraft of the Portuguese Air Force were sent in order to accompany and guide the aircraft, which…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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