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JAL B763 at Singapore on Jul 12th 2015, rejected takeoff from taxiway

A JAL Japan Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration JA606J performing flight JL-38 from Singapore (Singapore) to Tokyo Haneda (Japan) with 198 passengers and 10 crew, had taxied from the gate to depart runway 20C via taxiway WA (parallel to runway 20R), NC2 (North Cross 2) and was turning onto taxiway EP parallel to runway 20L at about 02:25L (18:25Z Jul 11th) when the crew received takeoff clearance for runway 20C. Tower controller noticed the aircraft was accelerating for takeoff on taxiway EP… (avherald.com) More...

Police investigate a bomb scare on QFA737 at Queenstown airport

Police are still trying to find the passenger who left a note about a bomb on a plane in Queenstown. The airport was evacuated, although flights still took off after 3pm, when emergency services were alerted to the note. It was discovered by a cleaner after passengers had left the plane. The note contained information about a bomb, but a police search found there was no evidence of an explosive on board or in the terminal. (www.stuff.co.nz) More...

Crash: Malaysia B772 over Gulf of Thailand on Mar 8th 2014, aircraft missing, first MH-370 debris identified

The MH370 Ministerial Tripartite Meeting released their joint communique on Jul 22nd 2016 stating: Senior Ministers from Australia, Malaysia and the People’s Republic of China met today in Putrajaya, Malaysia to discuss arrangements... Read the full article at: (avherald.com) More...

Jetstar mid-air fight: Alleged brawlers return to Melbourne

Bradley Beecham, one of six men who is claimed to have brawled on a Jetstar flight to Phuket on Wednesday, has apologised for the group's behaviour. "I'm sorry to everyone on the flight but there are certain things you can only try and prevent the best you can to help people," he said. Watch the video at: (www.stuff.co.nz) More...

British Airways A320 near Paris on Jul 21st 2016, fumes in cabin

A British Airways Airbus A320-200, registration G-GATK performing flight BA-2552 from London Gatwick,EN (UK) to Heraklion (Greece), was enroute at FL350 about 70nm southeast of Paris (France) about 40 minutes into the flight when the crew decided to turn around and return to Gatwick due to an unbearable stench on board of the aircraft reminiscent of Cannabis, a number of cabin crew reported feeling ill as result of the stench. The aircraft descended to FL100 for the way back and landed safely… (avherald.com) More...


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