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Station House Officer in Phulpur said the pilot of the flight informed Air traffic control and requested landing on priority.(Reuters/representative image)

Passenger attempts to open emergency exit mid-air, stopped by crew till landing

ANI |
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2021 07:22 AM IST
The passenger has been handed over to the Central Industrial Security Force.
An image grab from a video released by state-run Iran Press news agency on July 24, 2020, reportedly shows a fighter jet seen from an Iranian passenger plane after it was intercepted by a US F-15 while flying over Syria.(AFP)
An image grab from a video released by state-run Iran Press news agency on July 24, 2020, reportedly shows a fighter jet seen from an Iranian passenger plane after it was intercepted by a US F-15 while flying over Syria.(AFP)

Iran slams interception by US jet over Syria as ‘illegal’

Tehran | By Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2020 10:56 PM IST
According to Iranian state TV, two fighter jets came within a distance of 100 meters (328 feet) of the Iranian Airbus A310. The pilot of Mahan Air Flight 1152 quickly took the aircraft to a lower altitude to avoid a collision, the report said. The sharp maneuver caused slight injuries among some of the passengers.
Ariana Airlines, Afghanistan’s national carrier, dismissed the claim that one of their planes had crashed in a statement on their website, saying all their aircraft were operational and safe.(AFP FILE Photo)
Ariana Airlines, Afghanistan’s national carrier, dismissed the claim that one of their planes had crashed in a statement on their website, saying all their aircraft were operational and safe.(AFP FILE Photo)

Afghan passenger plane crashes in Taliban-held Ghazni province: Officials

Kabul, Afghanistan | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2020 04:22 PM IST
Arif Noori, spokesman for the provincial governor, said the plane went down around 1:10 p.m. local time in Deh Yak district, which is held by the Taliban. Two provincial council members also confirmed the crash.
A small twin-engine passenger plane crashed in the US state of Texas on Sunday, killing 10 people. (AP Photo/ Representative Image)
A small twin-engine passenger plane crashed in the US state of Texas on Sunday, killing 10 people. (AP Photo/ Representative Image)

10 killed in plane crash in Texas: US officials

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2019 05:51 AM IST
The National Transportation Safety Board tweeted that it had dispatched a team to Addison to investigate the crash of a King Air 350 -- a twin-engine turboprop passenger plane.
At least 40 people died when an Aeroflot airliner burst into flames while making an emergency landing at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, officials said early Monday.(AP photo)
At least 40 people died when an Aeroflot airliner burst into flames while making an emergency landing at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, officials said early Monday.(AP photo)

Pilot says lightning caused deadly Russian crash landing that killed 41

Moscow | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2020 01:07 AM IST
The pilot of a Russian passenger plane that erupted in a ball of fire on the runway of Moscow’s busiest airport, killing 41 people, said lightning led to the emergency landing.
It was not immediately clear if the man was armed and what his demands were. Police have cordoned off the area, and ambulances are on the standby.(Reuters/Picture for representation)
It was not immediately clear if the man was armed and what his demands were. Police have cordoned off the area, and ambulances are on the standby.(Reuters/Picture for representation)

Drunk passenger demands Russian plane flies to Afghanistan, forces emergency landing in Siberia

Moscow | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2019 09:55 PM IST
The National Anti-Terrorism Committee said an unnamed man on the flight, bound from the Siberian city of Surgut to Moscow, ordered the crew to divert the plane to Afghanistan. The plane landed in the city of Khanty-Mansiysk about 230 kilometers (143 miles) to the west.
The second plane, a turboprop Piper PA-42, was rerouted to Ottawa’s international airport, where it landed safely, a Transport Canada spokesperson told AFP, adding that the incident was under investigation.(PTI/Representative Image)
The second plane, a turboprop Piper PA-42, was rerouted to Ottawa’s international airport, where it landed safely, a Transport Canada spokesperson told AFP, adding that the incident was under investigation.(PTI/Representative Image)

Pilot killed after mid-air collision between two planes near Ottawa in Canada

Ottawa (Canada) | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2018 06:04 PM IST
The pilot of a small passenger plane died after colliding with another aircraft and crashing into a field near the capital Ottawa, officials said. The pilot of the Cessna aircraft, who was flying alone, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Rescue team members work on the wreckage of a Boeing 737 plane that crashed in the agricultural area of Boyeros, some 20 km (12 miles) south of Havana on Friday shortly after taking off from Havana's main airport in Cuba, May 18, 2018.(REUTERS)
Rescue team members work on the wreckage of a Boeing 737 plane that crashed in the agricultural area of Boyeros, some 20 km (12 miles) south of Havana on Friday shortly after taking off from Havana's main airport in Cuba, May 18, 2018.(REUTERS)

Plane in Cuba crash was poorly maintained, alleges former pilot

Agence France-Presse, Mexico City | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2018 03:43 PM IST
Marco Aurelio Hernandez told the Mexican newspaper Milenio that the Mexican aircraft leasing firm Global Air exercised poor plane maintenance, had a ban from flying in Chile, and had flights fly at night in Venezuela without radar.
People gather near an aircraft belonging to Malindo Air that skidded off the runway during take off last night at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal.(Reuters Photo)
People gather near an aircraft belonging to Malindo Air that skidded off the runway during take off last night at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal.(Reuters Photo)

Plane skids off runway during takeoff, Kathmandu airport shut

AP, Kathmandu | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 10:49 AM IST
Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu said no one was injured when a Boeing 737 operated by Malindo Air skidded to the grassy area at the end of the runway Thursday night. Attempts were being made to pull out the aircraft.
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