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TC-CPF, the aircraft involved in Sunday's incident, landing in Glasgow (Photo: Mark Harkin (TC-CPF) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons)

Pegasus Airlines Aircraft Skids Off Runway in Turkey

A Pegasus Airlines jet narrowly avoided the Black Sea on Saturday after skidding off the runway at Trabzon Airport in Turkey. The Boeing 737-800 aircraft came to a halt on the side of a cliff, its nose just meters from the water’s edge below after leaving the runway shortly after touchdown. The accident occurred on Pegasus Airlines flight 8622, which departed from Turkey’s capital, Ankara, at 6:25 p.m. bound for Trabzon in Northeastern Turkey. The flight was carrying 162 passengers,…

St. Maarten Sees First Fatality Caused by Jetblast

A New Zealand tourist was killed after sustaining injuries caused by the jet blast of a departing 737 at Princess Juliana Airport. The airport is a well-known attraction for keen aviation enthusiasts, as well as a famous spot as aircraft of all shapes and sizes fly over Maho Beach at…

The Metrojet Crash, A Week Later

On October 31st at 04:13 UTC, Flight 7K9268 operated by an Airbus A321-200 (EI-ETJ) for Metrojet between Sharm el Sheikh to St Petersburg carrying 217 passengers and 7 crew, disappeared from radar while over the Sinai Peninsular in northern Egpyt. A few hours later, 50 ambulances that were dispatched to…

PHOTOS: Air Canada Flight 624 Experiences a Runway Excursion While…

Early Sunday morning, at approximately 12:40AM ADT, Air Canada flight 624, an A320 enroute to Halifax from Toronto, was involved in an accident while landing. The aircraft was registered as C-FTJP and is 23 years old. While approaching Halifax, the A320 apparently clipped a power cable of some type sending…