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INCIDENT: IndiGo ATR-72 Bursts Tyres In Balked Landing

INCIDENT: IndiGo ATR-72 Bursts Tyres In Balked Landing

An IndiGo ATR-72 flying into Hubli in India had to land with two burst tyres, following a previous landing attempt in gusty winds. There were no injuries. The incident happened on Monday. The crew of the IndiGo ATR-72 were performing flight 6E-7979, from Kannur (VOKN)...
UNI Air Incident: Not Quite What It First Seemed To Be!

UNI Air Incident: Not Quite What It First Seemed To Be!

Rather than some sort of a mechanical issue on approach, the UNI Air ATR-72 incident started rather differently, as it turns out. About a week ago we reported an incident, involving a UNI Air ATR-72. The aircraft had to land with two burst tyres on one main gear. It...
Airbus A220 – Israir Eyeing A Complete Fleet Revamp?

Airbus A220 – Israir Eyeing A Complete Fleet Revamp?

Israir’s management is considering a complete fleet change for the airline, switching to the Airbus A220! This steals a page out of AirBaltic’s book. Israir has had an eventful few years. After getting in financial trouble (largely outside the company itself), the...
FedEx – ATR 72 Fleet Gets New Blood

FedEx – ATR 72 Fleet Gets New Blood

FedEx took delivery of the first ATR 72-600F earlier this month. The aircraft may look familiar, but now has some key cargo-specific features. FedEx already had 19 ATR 72 aircraft in its fleet, and a further 23 ATR 42s. Both types are part of its FedEx ‘Feeder’ fleet,...