A Near Miss For Air India Passengers After A Tailstrike

Air India’s flight 680 scheduled to operate on the route Manglore Intl. to Mumbai Airport with passenger strength of around 202 people including 7 crew members had a near miss while it landed at Mumbai’s CSIA on the 17th February, 2015. The aircraft was an Airbus A321 which was flying almost full on the scheduled […]

U.S Airways Embrarer 190 Lands Without Nose Gear

Monday late night, a US Airways E-190 being operated by American Airlines as flight AA1825 made an emergency landing at Texas Airport after it had a nose gear failure. The flight was a regular route flying to Bush Continental from Philadelphia Intl. Airport with total of 56 persons on board including crew. The passengers were […]

Air India Passenger Opens Aircraft Door Before Pushback

Air India flight 156 was preparing itself at Moscow for a flight back home to Delhi. The aircraft was the state of the art Boeing 787 Dreamliner which was parked at the gate of Moscow Airport with an aero-bridge still docked to it. A passenger travelling on the same flight opened up the door minutes […]

Love For Metallic Birds Drives These Shutterbugs

Preksha Malu @prekshums For these passionate people, a plane is a metallic bird that needs to be captured in each of its habitats. Government recognized Aviation Photographers of India Foundation (APIF), that claims to be the first of its kind, was formed in 2008 in Bangalore. The group has a few members here in Mumbai, […]

TransAsia GE235 Crash

TransAsia flight GE235 crashed into the Keelung River soon after departure from the city of Taipei. The aircraft was an ATR72-600 manufactured by Aerospatiale and had 58 people onboard. Out of the 58 people on board, 40 of them became the victims of the crash. The crash is suspected because of an engine failure causing […]