Aeroflot fire Aeroflot Russia 

Mobile phone charger causes fire in aircraft of Aeroflot

The incident happened yesterday afternoon aboard the aircraft that linked the Russian cities of Moscow and Volgograd. On the cold afternoon of yesterday, the Airbus A320 plane and registration VQ-BPU, belonging to the airline Aeroflot, suffered a fire in the passenger cabin caused by the charger of the mobile phone of one of the passengers. The aircraft operated flight SU1182, between the Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) and the Volgograd Airport (VOG). Once the fire started, the crew managed to extinguish it. The plane landed in Volgograd at 4:58 pm, two passengers…

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Etihad airbus A330 Etihad Airways 

Turbulence leaves injured in Etihad flight

The plane was traveling from the United Arab Emirates to Australia, some passengers and crew received minor injuries. A Boeing 787-900 aircraft and license plate A6-BLG, belonging to Etihad Airways, suffered strong turbulence while operating flight EY-484 between the cities of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, and Brisbane, Australia, on 30 January. When the plane was flying over Australian territory, about the town of Millmerran, 200 kilometers west of Brisbane, it passed through an area of strong turbulence and some passengers and crew suffered minor injuries to the head and…

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Norwegian Dreamliner Norwegian 

Norwegian plane breaks record of time in subsonic transatlantic flight

The aircraft left New York and landed in London 53 minutes ahead of schedule. On January 15, flight DY 7014 of low-cost carrier Norwegian broke a record on a subsonic transatlantic flight. The aircraft departed from the New York-JFK Airport, in the United States, at 11:44 local time and landed at the London-Gatwick Airport, United Kingdom, at 9:57 pm local time. In this way, the Boeing 787-9 aircraft with 284 passengers on board completed the journey in 5 hours and 13 minutes, arriving at destination 53 minutes before the scheduled arrival time.…

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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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