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Jul

2014-07-11 Transavia Boeing 737-800 hit by birds near Girona

Narrative On final approach to runway 20 at Girona Costa Brava Airport in final dusk, the aircrafts flightpath crossed a flock of seagulls. Several birds impacted on the nose, the cockpit windows, the engine intakes and the right wing leading edges. However, the pilots keep full control of the aircraft and manged to continue the ...
14
Jul

2014-07-13 Afriqiyah Airways Airbus A330 seriously damaged by gunfire at Tripolis

Narrative The empty A330 was parked on the main apron when its aft fuselage was hit by a gunfire and shelling resulting in substantial fuselage damage. Many bullets punctured the tail and adjacent empennage. Earlier the day, heavy fighting between rival militia broke out near the airport. According to local media sources, one wing tank was ...
11
Jul

2014-07-09 Shaheen Air Airbus A320 rolls against equipment at Islamabad

Message The aircraft was parked at bay #5 after arriving on flight NL720 from Jeddah when it was caught by high winds and began to move foreward until its nosegear hit a conveyor belt loader. The underside of the nose came into contact with a ground power unit (GPU) until the Airbus stopped. Nobody was ...
10
Jul

2014-07-06 Domestic Airways BN-2A Islander in landing accident at Monkey Mountain

Message The Islander received extensive and probably irrepairable damage when it veered off the landing strip at Monkey Mountain Airfield, Guyana at the end of a passenger flight from Mahdia. No one on board was seriously hurt. Monkey Mountain Airstrip has an unpaved runway of about 600 meters without any naviagtional aids. OCCURENCE DATASET Date: 2014-07-06 Time: 10:00 ...
7
Jul

2014-07-06 ITAB BN-2A Islander crashed near Chirundu on ferry flight

Message The aircraft was destroyed in an emergency landing next to the Lusaka-Chirundu road near Chirundu, Zambia. According to unconfirmed reports the pilot expereinced engine troubles during cruiseflight and attemtped a landing on the road but failed to reach it. the Islander then hit a cliff where it was totally destroyed. The two occupants survived ...
7
Jul

2014-07-07 AirAsia A320 skidded off runway at Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Message On landing runway 03 in intense rainfall, the pilots lost directional control and the A320 skidded off to the right side of the runway where it came to a stop on soft grass. An emergency evacuation was carried out via chutes. All on board remained unhurt in the event. The runway was flodded with ...
6
Jul

2014-07-05 Argentine A340 and russian B763 in serious runway incursion at Barcelona, Spain

Message in fine weather, a serious runway incursion occured ta Barcelona´s El Prat Intl Airport. The Aerolineas Argentinas Airbus A340 was taxiing along taxiway "Kilo", crossed the threshold of runway 02 for the 1st time. Then the pilots intended to depart from runway 25R (instead of the shorter 25L) and turned left into taxiway "Delta", crossing the active runway ...
6
Jul

2014-07-03 separation conflict between a B777 and an A320 in Houston airspace

Message 2015-11-26 Singapore AAIB published its investigation report: DOWNLOAD REPORT (pdf) Singapore Airlines flight 61 departed runway15L at Houston G. Bush Intl Airport, and followed a northeastern departure route when ATC instructed the pilots to stop the climb at 5000 ft. At the same time Delta Air Lines Flight 2344 was instructed to hold flight ...
5
Jul

2014-07-04 Air Via Airbus A320 tailstrike landing at Leipzig

Message In clear weather and calm winds, the A320 failed to land within lengh of runway 08R and touched down hard short of the runway threshold. The aircraft bounced and touched down for a second time at the very beginning of the runway (in the area of the 'piano keys') in a nose-high attitude resulting ...
5
Jul

2014-07-05 Lufthansa Cityline CRJ-700 wrong runway at Katowice

Message Following a normal approach from the east, the pilots erroneously landed on a new build runway that was still under construction and not yet released for takeoff or landings. The pilots completed the landing run without further problems and taxied to the terminal. No one on board was hurt. At the time local visibility ...
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