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Tow Job Goes Bad

Frankfurt, Germany-   On June 11th, 2018, at about 8am an empty Airbus SE A340-300 long-haul aircraft owned by Deutsche Lufthansa AG was being repositioned to operate as Flight LH426 to Philadelphia.  During the tow, the tug caught fire.  No passengers or crew were on board however ten  people were taken to the hospital for smoke [...]

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Air Travel Then and Now

Things have changed a little since the ’70s.

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They Think You may have Hit Somebody

JFK Tower: “Air France, they think you may have hit somebody, so hold there and we’ll get back to you. Stand by.”You think? Watch this video.The Air France Airbus 380 (Flight AF007) hits the tail of a Comair Bombardier CJR-700 (Flight 6293).Watching the video I thought of two things.“Please remain seated with your seat belt [...]

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“They Think You May Have Hit Somebody”

JFK Tower: “Air France, they think you may have hit somebody, so hold there and we’ll get back to you. Stand by.” You think? Watch this video. The Air France Airbus 380 (Flight AF007) hits the tail of a Comair Bombardier CJR-700 (Flight 6293). Watching the video I thought of two things. “Please remain seated [...]

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Airbus A380 Engine Explodes

4 November 2010-Fifteen minutes into a Quantas airline flight QF34 from Singapore to Sidney, the number two engine exploded. Trailing flame and debris, the aircraft landed safely back in Singapore. Though shaken, none of the 459 passengers were harmed in the mishap. Quantas continues to have an unblemished record of having never injured a passenger. [...]

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A380 Engine Explodes in Flight

Fifteen minutes into a Quantas airline flight Qf34 from Singapore to Sidney, the number two engine exploded.

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What It Takes to be an Airline Pilot

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Air France HOAX!

Emails are circulating with pictures supposedly taken during the crash of Air France flight 447. They are a complete hoax. They are stills from the pilot of the television series “Lost”. See the proof here. The investigation of the loss of Flight 447 continues but hopes in finding the cockpit and flight recorders are dwindling. [...]

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Teenager Survives Yemini Crash

Fourteen year old Bahia Bakari was the sole survivor of a Yemini Airbus 310-300 crash which killed 152 passengers and crew. The Airbus was on approach to Moroni when it crashed into the Indian Ocean. The child is a non-swimmer and spent 13 hours clinging to debris. Her injuries consisted of ONLY a mild hypothermia [...]

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Airbus Pilots Having Trouble Falling Asleep

Complaining that the Airbus 380 is too quiet, pilots are not able to sleep during their rest periods.

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