Airbus A320 with 107 people aboard crashes into the residential area of Karachi after ‘three failed landing attempts’

Pakistan International Airlines flight 8303, an Airbus A320, crashed on approach to Karachi-Jinnah International Airport (KHI), Pakistan. Local media report there were 99 passengers on board and 8 crew members. The aircraft came down near a residential area named Model Colony.The weather has no limitation in approaching and landing. OPKC 220925Z 24011KT 7000 NSC 35/24 Q1004 NOSIG The Airbus had been flying from Lahore to Jinnah, which usually takes 90 minutes before it went down in the Model Colony area as it began its final approach to land at Karachi…

Southwest Airlines jetliner hits and kills person as it lands at Austin airport

A Southwest Airlines jetliner hit and killed someone as it landed at Austin’s main airport Thursday night, authorities said. The Federal Aviation Administration said the pilot of Flight 1392 reported seeing a person on the runway shortly after the Boeing 737 touched down at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport at 8:12 p.m. local time. The carrier said the pilot maneuvered to try to avoid the person, whose identify wasn’t immediately released. The driver of an airport operations vehicle subsequently reported finding the person on the runway. Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services said…

REPORT Engine of Titan Airlines A321 caught fire after engineer’s fuel error at Gatwick Airport

An aircraft had to make an emergency landing after one engine caught fire and the other stalled due to a fuel additive error, a report has found. The plane took off from Gatwick Airport on 26 February after an engineer using an internet calculator added 37 times too much of the chemical, the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) said. The Airbus A321 was being moved from Gatwick Airport to Stansted Airport at the time. There were seven crew members on board, but no passengers. The amount of Kathon – which…

Airbus A220 Engine Failure Cause Narrowed Down By FAA

The FAA has issued a further airworthiness directive to operators of the A220. The US aviation safety regulator now requires operators of A220 aircraft in US airspace to remove certain full-authority digital engine control software and install new software. The directive comes after four in-flight shutdowns last year. The FAA considers this a serious safety issue This latest directive concerning the A220 follows an earlier directive issued in September 2019 after a series of engine shutdowns in the skies over Europe. According to a report in Flight Global, three of these…

What happens when a plane loses cabin pressure? What actions should be taken?

Supplemental Oxygen Depressurisation of the aircraft cabin as a result of structural failure, pressurization system. Signs of sudden decompression include “a loud bang, thump or clap” as the air inside and outside the plane meet, debris flying around the cabin .Is loss of cabin pressure dangerous? Yes.. In 2005, as referenced above, a Helios Airways plane en route from Cyprus to Athens crashed into a mountain after a loss of cabin pressure, killing all 115 passengers and six crew on board. The official investigation into the incident found that the pressurisation system had been left…

Conronavirus Facts, News and effects on Aviation..

TURKEY’s Coronavirus Bomb: $34.5 Billion of Tourism Revenue could be wiped out as #Covid_19 detected in passenger on Turkish Airlines flight going to Singapore from Turkey. Air China cuts flights between China and U.S. due to coronavirus epidemic American Airlines flight AA198 scheduled at 6.05 PM from Jfk to Milano Malpensa has ben cancelled because crew members refused to get on board (coronavirus threat) The Delhi patient diagnosed with #Coronavirus has led to this: 10 crew members of Air India flight he took from Vienna are under quarantine . British…

Turkey arrests captain of crashed Pegasus flight in Istanbul: Anatolia

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish judicial authorities have arrested the captain of a Pegasus Airlines plane that skidded off the runway and killed three people at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport this month before the accident report appeared, state-run Anadolu news agency said on Monday. The Pegasus plane flying into Istanbul from the western coastal province of Izmir slipped off the end of the wet runway and broke into three pieces after what officials said was a drop of 30 to 40 meters (98 to 131 ft). The two pilots of the…

A very heavy bounced landing from a United Airlines Boeing 767 during some strong winds

I don’t think that #United’s #B767 touchdown was particularly hard. Looked very normal to me. Hard to tell as the video cuts to the next jet, but he very likely went around afterwards applying a balked landing maneuver. Wings level, power up & Go-around attitude. No biggie. https://t.co/hhIIXEguB6 — Miami Rick ✈️🇺🇸 (@miami_rick) February 22, 2020

British Airways Airbus A350 Suffers Hydraulic Failure In Toronto

On 12 February, a British Airways A350-1000 suffered a hydraulic failure while landing at Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ). Flight BA93 from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) was on final approach into Toronto when the crew reported a hydraulic system failure. The new state-of-the-art aircraft continued with its landing procedure. It was able to make a safe landing on Toronto’s number 23 runway, with emergency services standing by as a precaution. When the aircraft taxied off the runway and came to a stop, the brakes were found to be extremely hot…

Air Italy Announces Liquidation And Suspension Of Operations

Following the shareholders’ meeting of Air Italy (Alisarda and Qatar Airways through AQA Holding spa) which decided the “liquidazione in bonis” of the company, and with the aim of minimizing the inconvenience for passengers holding Air Italy tickets, we inform all passengers that: From 11 to 25 February 2020 inclusive, all Air Italy flights will be operated by other carriers at the times and on the days previously scheduled; all passengers who booked flights (outward or return) after 25 February 2020 will be re-protected or fully refunded. More specifically: All scheduled…