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A Saratov Airlines An-148 jet (Photo: Anna Zvereva from Tallinn, Estonia (Saratov Airlines, RA-61701, Antonov An-148-100B) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons)

A History of Saratov Airlines Following Devastating Accident near Moscow

With 2018 still in its infancy and the aviation world still reflecting on a year that suffered no commercial airline fatalities, the wretched news emerging from Russia on Sunday morning brought into sharp focus the dangers that are still very real in air travel. At roughly 08:27 UTC on Sunday, Saratov Airlines flight 703, an Antonov An-148 which had been in the company's fleet since 2016, flying from Moscow's Domodedovo (DME) to Orsk Airport (OSW) crashed minutes after takeoff, with…

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…

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…

Delta MD-88 Slides Off the Runway at LGA

A Delta aircraft slid off runway 13 late Thursday morning at New York's LaGuardia Airport. Delta flight 1086, an MD-88 from Atlanta registered as N909DL, touched down at LaGuardia at 11 a.m. The weather at LaGuardia was not particularly favorable with snow, freezing fog, and approximately a quarter-mile of visibility.…