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Cargojet Boeing 767 experienced tailstrike during take-off from Tokyo-Narita International

A Cargojet Airways Boeing 767-300 freighter suffered a tailstrike during take-off from Tokyo Narita’s runway 16R on 29th August. The aircraft, with registration C-GUAJ, was operating flight W8-1328 from Tokyo Narita to Vancouver with two crew members on board when it suffered the tailstrike during rotation for takeoff.  However, despite the strike, the crew continued …

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VIDEO: Afghan Citizens fell from the landing gear of a USAF C-17 shortly after takeoff

An Apache helicopter was deployed to remove Afghans from the runway at Kabul Airport while a US Air Force C-17 was taxiing. Watch: A video shows the moment Afghan citizens dropped from an aircraft near #Kabul airport after clinging on to a US Air Force plane in an attempt to flee the country amid the …

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9-Year Old Boy Got Into The Airport Baggage System At Minneapolis Airport – Aero World

Photo: MPR News A 9-year-old boy was found unharmed after making his way into the conveyer-belt baggage handling system at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport on Saturday. The incident took place when a group of around 20 travellers were checking in their bags at Terminal 1 at MSP for a trip together. His parents didn’t immediately …

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Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 lands at wrong airport (under construction) in Zambia

Ethiopian 737 lands at the wrong airport in Zambia Photo: Boeing An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 accidentally landed at the wrong under-construction airport in Zambia on Sunday, April 4. The Boeing 737-800, with registration ET-AYL, was scheduled to land at Ndola Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe Airport, recently renamed Ndolo Airport as cargo flight ET-3891 from Bole …

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Two Passenger Planes Collided During Maintenance in Russia

Two passenger planes, a UTair ATR 72 and a SKOL Yak-40, crashed in the Russian city of Surgut after the ATR 72 started moving while undergoing maintenance.  The ATR-72 (VQ-BLJ)  was undergoing maintenance with its engine on at Surgut Airport when it rolled forward and collided with a stored Yak-40 (RA-87340) on April 1. Both …

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TAP Air Portugal Operates 10 Hour Long Airbus A321LR Flight To Africa

TAP Air Portugal operates the longest ever A321LR flight. Photo: Airbus A TAP Air Portugal Airbus A321LR performed a 10-hour flight from Maputo to Africa on the 29th of March. Initially, the flight was scheduled to land in Luanda, the flight continued on to another destination and landed in Praia, the capital of Cape Verde. …

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Delta Boeing 757 carrying NBA team Utah Jazz forced to make an emergency landing after bird strike

A Delta Airlines Boeing 757 carrying NBA team, Utah Jazz, was forced to make an emergency landing shortly after take-off from Salt Lake City airport after a bird strike. The Boeing 757-200, with registration N651DL, was performing flight DL8944 from Salt Lake City International Airport to Memphis on Tuesday. The charter flight was carrying the …

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Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 crashes five minutes after take-off from Jakarta Airport, Indonesia – Aero World

On 9 January, a Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 crashed five minutes after departure from Jakarta Airport, Indonesia. The Boeing 737, with registration PK-CLC, was operating domestic flight SJ182 from Jakarta to Pontianak, Indonesia with 62 people on board.  On Flightradar24-data, the aircraft was climbing out of Jakarta when radar and radio contact was lost. The …

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A British Pilot Who Murdered His One-Year-Old Daughter Has Been Jailed For 20 Years – Aero World

Credit: East2West News A British captain, Mohamed Barakat, has been jailed for 20 years for murdering his one-year-old daughter, Sophia, at a luxury hotel in Kazakhstan.  The pilot reportedly crushed the brains and fractured his daughter’s skull while he was drunk and high on drugs. He even had beaten his Kazakh wife, Madina. CCTV evidence …

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Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX Suffers Inflight Engine Shutdown, Forced to Divert – Aero World

The aircraft was operating a positioning flight. Photo: Getty Images An Air Canada Boeing 737-8 MAX suffered an engine issue during a positioning flight on December 22nd. The aircraft was stored in the Arizona desert since February this year.  The Boeing 737 MAX, with registration C-FSNQ, was performing flight AC-2358 from Pinal Airpark Marana to …

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