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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Pegasus airplane out of runway, Trabzon Pegasus Airlines Turkey 

Pegasus aircraft skids off runway in Trabzon, Turkey

The Boeing 737-800 of the low cost airline carried 168 people on board, 3 of them suffered minor injuries. A Boeing 737-800 plane and TC-CPF registration, belonging to Pegasus Airlines, was carrying out the PC-8622 Flight between the cities of Ankara and Trabzon, in Turkey, on the night of yesterday, when it suffered an accident when landing. The aircraft took off at 10:10 pm local time from Ankara Esenboğa International Airport (ESB), bound for Trabzon Airport (TZX), located in the city of the same name in the northeast of the…

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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…

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Landing moment in Salzburg, wing near ground. Germany 

A Boeing 737-800 should have aborted a landing due to strong crosswinds

The plane of Enter Air made a charter flight and almost hit the ground with the wing at the time of landing in Salzburg. On October 29 numerous storms broke out on the European continent, some of them with dangerous winds that hampered air activities. A Boeing 737-800 and registration SP-ESA belonging to the airline Enter Air operated the flight E4503 from the Frankfurt Airport (FRA), in Germany, to the Salzburg Airport (SZG), in Austria. Due to strong cross winds that reached speeds of up to 50 miles per hour…

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