ACCIDENT: Aeroservice L410 Touched Down Short Of Runway

The Aeroservice LLC Let L-410, registered RA-67042, was performing flight 51 from Irkutsk to Kazachinsk (Russia) with 14 passengers and 2 crew when it lost height and touched down about 4000 meters/2.16nm short of the runway at 22:35L (14:35Z). The governor of Irkutsk said the captain of the flight was killed around 18:55Z, and three […]

Wizz Air eyes 100 Airbus aircraft deal

Wizz Air is said to be in negotiations with Airbus about placing a fresh aircraft order. The Hungarian low-cost carrier is expected to place an order for at least 100 Airbus planes. Negotiations between Wizz Air and Airbus over the new aircraft deal began some months ago and “continued over the summer,” according to industry […]

INCIDENT: Austrian A321 Smoke In Cockpit

An Austrian Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration OE-LBE, was climbing out of Vienna’s runway 16 on flight OS-229 from Vienna (Austria) to Berlin (Germany) when the crew stopped the climb at about FL160, donned their oxygen masks, and decided to return to Vienna, reporting smoke in the cockpit. About 19 minutes after takeoff, the plane safely […]

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